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Monarchy of Trinidad and Tobago

Monarchy of Trinidad and Tobago
Style Her Majesty
First monarch Elizabeth II
Last monarch Elizabeth II
Formation 31 August 1962
Abolition 1 August 1976

The monarchy of Trinidad and Tobago was the system of government in which a hereditary monarch was the sovereign of Trinidad and Tobago from 1962 to 1976. Trinidad and Tobago shared the Sovereign with the other Commonwealth realms, including the United Kingdom. The monarch's constitutional roles were mostly delegated to the Governor-General of Trinidad and Tobago. The royal succession was governed by the English Act of Settlement of 1701.

The monarchy was created by the Trinidad and Tobago Independence Act 1962 which transformed the British Crown Colony of Trinidad and Tobago into the independent sovereign constitutional monarchy of Trinidad and Tobago. The monarchy was abolished in 1976, when Trinidad and Tobago

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