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No formal UK decision yet on removal of Section 81

Local legislators’ failure to reach agreement on the Domestic Partnership Bill has given the United Kingdom “pause to reflect” on the removal of Section 81 from the Cayman Islands Constitution, Governor Martyn Roper has said.

Explainer: How the governor can assent to the Domestic Partnership Bill

Governor Martyn Roper is using his powers under Section 81 of the Constitution to assent to the recently defeated Domestic Partnership Bill. Section 81 details the governor’s reserved power.

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