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How does the Government of Bermuda work?

Find out everything you need to know about your government, from its early history to the current premier and cabinet.

You can also find background on the senate and legislation, the house of assembly, the judiciary, and Bermuda’s working groups and committees.

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  • Organizational Chart of the Government

    The Government of Bermuda's Organizational Chart provides details of the ministries and departments which report to them. (Last updated April 2017)

  • Commission of Inquiry into the Report of the Auditor General on the Consolidated Fund of the Government of Bermuda for the Financial Years: March 31, 2010, March 31, 2011 and March 31, 2012.

    Presented to The Honourable Michael H. Dunkley JP MP Premier of Bermuda - February 2017

  • Here you will find information relating to the 2017/2018 Budget.

    Budget Press Conference Remarks

  • The Government today presented an ambitious legislative agenda with a strong emphasis on health care, public safety, protecting seniors, school improvements, environmental protection and government reforms for greater transparency and accountability.

  • The Attorney-General’s Chambers is Bermuda’s Central Authority for MLA in criminal matters.  The Central Authority handles and processes all formal requests for assistance in accordance with the provisions of the

  • The Legislature of Bermuda includes:

    The House of Assembly, comprising 36 elected members from around Bermuda The Senate, comprised of 11 members appointed by the Governor

    It has three main functions:

  • The Governor of Bermuda

    Mr. John Rankin CMG has been the Governor of Bermuda since December 2016.

  • The Cabinet consists of the Premier and at least six other members of the Legislature.

  • Bermuda is divided into 36 constituencies, each represented by one member in the House of Assembly. Under the Constitution, a Boundaries Commission is appointed every seven years to examine and, if necessary, to revise the boundaries of these 36 constituencies.

  • It’s not always easy to understand how a government functions.

  • Boards and committees are made up of members of the general public and government employees.  These members are appointed by Ministers or, in some cases, by the Governor. 

  • The Attorney-General's Chambers has existed since 1698 and there have been many changes over the years.