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The Jamaican Constitution 1962

The Jamaica Constitution, 1962 was drafted by a bipartisan joint committee of the

Jamaican legislature in 1961-62, approved in the United Kingdom and included as the

Second Schedule of the Jamaica (Constitution) Order in Council, 1962 under the West

Indies Act, 1962. It came into force with the Jamaica Independence Act, 1962 of the U.K. Parliament, which gave Jamaica political independence.


Read more on the Constitution here: The Jamaica Constitution 1962