Niue Constitution Act

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The Schedules of the Niue Constitution Act 1974 form the Niue constitution.wikipedia
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The Schedules of the Niue Constitution Act 1974 form the Niue constitution.
The New Zealand Parliament restored self-government in Niue with the 1974 constitution, following a referendum in 1974 in which Niueans had three options: independence, self-government or continuation as a New Zealand territory.

Constitution Day

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Its granting by the New Zealand Parliament in 1974 is celebrated yearly as Niue's independence on "Constitution Day" on 19 October.

Constitution

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The Schedules of the Niue Constitution Act 1974 form the Niue constitution.

Executive (government)

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It stipulates the make-up of the executive branch of the government, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch.

Legislature

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It stipulates the make-up of the executive branch of the government, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch.

Judiciary

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It stipulates the make-up of the executive branch of the government, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch.

New Zealand

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Its granting by the New Zealand Parliament in 1974 is celebrated yearly as Niue's independence on "Constitution Day" on 19 October.

New Zealand Parliament

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Its granting by the New Zealand Parliament in 1974 is celebrated yearly as Niue's independence on "Constitution Day" on 19 October.

Special Committee on Decolonization

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The road towards self-government for Niue started with the UN Decolonisation Committee putting pressure on New Zealand for Niue to decide what form of status Niue wanted.

Politics of Niue

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The Niue Constitution Act 1974 (NZ) vests executive authority in Her Majesty the Queen in Right of New Zealand and the Governor-General of New Zealand.

China–Niue relations

Section 6 of the Niue Constitution Act provides that:

Niue Assembly

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The Assembly assumed full law-making power within the constitution upon self-government in 1974.

October 19

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Seal of Niue

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The Niue Constitution Act, passed in 1974, provided for a unique seal to be created for Niue.

1992 Niuean constitutional referendum

The proposed amendments to the constitution were the first since the country's original constitution was approved in a 1974 referendum.

Alison Quentin-Baxter

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In 1974 the Niue Constitution Act was passed, incorporating the work of them both.

List of viceregal representatives of Elizabeth II

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Niue is entitled to one, but, under the Niue Constitution Act, the Queen is represented by New Zealand's Governor-General.

Realm of New Zealand

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According to Niue's Constitution of 1974, the governor-general of New Zealand acts as the Queen's representative, and exercises the "executive authority vested in the Crown".

Ko e Iki he Lagi

National anthem of Niue
In 1974, the same year that Niue's new constitution granted Niue the status of free association with New Zealand upon the passage of the Niue Constitution Act 1974 in the Parliament of New Zealand, Niue adopted "Ko e Iki he Lagi" as their national anthem to supersede "God Defend New Zealand".