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Press Release From Independent Source

Mrs Rosalie Adams, OBE is acting Governor

Mrs Rosalie Adams, OBE. Photo: GIS
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mrs Rosalie Adams, OBE, is acting in the Office of Governor until Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

According to a press release from the Government Information Service (GIS), Mrs. Adams’ appointment commenced on Monday, May 27, 2019, in the absence of His Excellency the Governor Mr. Augustus J. U Jaspert who is away from the Territory.

Mrs. Adams’ appointment is in accordance with section 37 (1) (b) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 which states, “if the office of Deputy Governor is vacant, or the Deputy Governor is absent from the Virgin Islands or is for any other reason unable to perform the functions of the office of Governor, such person as Her Majesty may designate by instructions given through a Secretary of State, shall, during Her Majesty’s pleasure, act in the office of Governor and shall perform the functions of that office accordingly.”

Additionally, Deputy Governor Mr. David D. Archer Jr. is also away from the Territory.

3 Responses to “Mrs Rosalie Adams, OBE is acting Governor ”

  • civil servant (28/05/2019, 07:54) Like (3) Dislike (7) Reply
    what about a permanent secretary ? They keep raising the dead
    • WISE (28/05/2019, 09:33) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      I was also wondering if Mrs. Adams is still with government or retired?? Dr. Mactavious acted before and he is with government, so why use a retired person? But based on what is in the section sited, it is Her Majesty who designate, so oh well...
  • Oh No (28/05/2019, 08:33) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
    Why? Are the smart people of the BVI so incompetent that they have to recycle these ?????

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