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Tuvalu System of Government Information
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GOVERNMENT OF TUVALU
(i) Executive Branch:
Head of State: British monarch - hereditary; Governor General appointed by the monarch on the recommendation of the Prime Minister.
Head of Government: Prime Minister - Prime minister and Deputy Prime Minister elected by and from the members of Parliament.
Cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the Governor General on the recommendation of the Prime Minister.
(ii) Legislative Branch:
Parliament: unicameral Parliament or Fale I Fono, also called House of Assembly - 12 seats; members elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms.
(iii) Judicial Branch:
Privy Council (UK); Court of Appeal; High Court; Magistrates Courts; Island Courts; Lands Courts; Lands Courts Appeal Panel
(See Court System for a full overview)