Schedule 3 To The Constitution

Schedule 3 To The Constitution

Schedule 3 To The Constitution

SCHEDULE 3 TO THE CONSTITUTION

SCHEDULE 3 TO THE CONSTITUTION

Section

127(1)

OATH (OR AFFIRMATION) OF ALLEGIANCE

I, , do swear (or solemnly affirm) that I will faithfully bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, Her Heirs and Successors, according to law.

So help me God. (To be omitted in affirmation).

OATH (OR AFFIRMATION) OF OFFICE

I, , do swear (or solemnly affirm) that I will honor, uphold and preserve the Constitution of Antigua and Barbuda and the law, that I will conscientiously, impartially and to the best of my ability discharge my duties as and do right to all manner of people without fear or favor, affection or ill-will.

So help me God. (To be omitted in affirmation).

OATH (OR AFFIRMATION) OF OFFICE

I, , do swear (or solemnly affirm) that I will not on any account, at any time whatsoever, disclose any counsel, advice, opinion or vote given by any Minister as a member of the Cabinet and that I will not, except with the authority of the Cabinet and to such extent as may be required for the proper conduct of the government of Antigua and Barbuda, directly or indirectly reveal the business or proceedings of the Cabinet or any matter coming to my knowledge as a member of (or Secretary to) the Cabinet.

So help me God. (To be omitted in a affirmation).

SCHEDULE 2 TO THE ORDER

TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

Paragraph

1. Discharge of Governor-General's functions.

2. Existing laws.

3. Parliament.

4. Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries.

5. Office of Attorney-General.

6. Existing public officers.

7. Supreme Court Order.

8. Appeals Order.

9. Protection from deprivation of property.

10. Commonwealth citizen.

11. Interpretation.

DISCHARGE O GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S FUNCTIONS.

1.- Until such time as a person has assumed office as Governor-General having been appointed as such in accordance with section 22 of the Constitution, the person who on 31st October 1981 held office as Governor of Antigua (or, if there is no such person, the person who was then acting as Governor) shall discharge the functions of the office of Governor-General.

EXISTING LAW.

2.- 1. The existing laws shall, as from 1st November 1981, be construed with such modifications, adaptations, qualifications, and exceptions as may be necessary to bring them into conformity with the Constitution and the Supreme Court Order.

2. Where any matter that falls to be prescribed or otherwise provided for under the Constitution by Parliament or by any other authority or person is prescribed or provided for by or under an existing law (including any amendment to any such law made under this paragraph), that prescription or provision shall, as from 1st November 1981, have effect (with such modifications, adaptations, qualifications and exceptions as may be necessity to bring it into conformity with the Constitution and the Supreme Court Order) as if it has been made under the Constitution by Parliament or, as the case may require, by the other authority or person.

Constitution of Antigua

1. The State and its Territory
2. Constitution is Supreme Law
3. Fundamental Rights and Freedoms of the Individual
4. Protection of Right to Life
5. Protection of Right to Personal Liberty
6. Protection from Slavery and Forced Labour
7. Protection from Inhuman Treatment
8. Protection of Freedom of Movement
9. Protection from Deprivation of Property
10. Protection of Person Or Property from Arbitrary Search Or Entry
11. Protection of Freedom of Conscience
12. Protection of Freedom of Expression Including Freedom of the Press
13. Protection of Freedom of Assembly And Association
14. Protection from Discrimination On the Grounds of Race, Sex Etc.
15. Provision to Secure Protection of the Law
16. Derogations from Fundamental Rights And Freedoms Under Emergency Powers
17. Protection of Persons Detained-under Emergency Laws
18. Enforcement of Protective Provisions
19. Protection from Derogations from Fundamental Rights and Freedoms Generally
20. Declaration of Public Emergency
21. Interpretation and Savings
22. Establishment Of Office
23. Acting Governor-general
24. Oaths
25. Deputy to Governor-General
26. Public Seal
27. Establishment of Parliament
28. Composition of the Senate
29. Qualifications for Appointment as Senators
30. Disqualifications from Appointment as Senators
31. Tenure of Office of Senators
32. Appointment of Temporary Senators
33. President and Vice-president
34. Attendance of Attorney-general at Proceedings of Senate
35. Attendance at Proceedings of Senate of Ministers who are Members of the House
36. Composition of the House
37. Attendance at Proceedings of the House of Ministers who are Senators
38. Qualifications for Election as a Member of the House
39. Disqualifications from Election as a Member of the House
40. Election of Members of the House
41. Tenure of Seats of Members of the House
42. Speaker and Deputy Speaker
43. Clerks to Houses of Parliament and their Staffs
44. Determination of Questions of Membership
45. Unqualified Persons Sitting or Voting
46. Power to Make Laws
47. Alternation of this Constitution and Supreme Court Order
48. Oath of Allegiance by Members of Parliament
49. Presiding in Senate and House
50. Quorum
51. Voting
52. Mode of Exercising Legislative Power
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