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Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley is away from the Territory from September 12 to 20 attending the Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s Cayman Event 2022 in the Cayman Islands.
Premier Wheatley will also travel to the United Kingdom to attend the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Deputy Premier, Honourable Kye Rymer has been appointed to act and carry out the duties of the Premier and Minister of Finance from September 12 to 20 during his absence from the Territory.
Honourable Rymer’s appointment is in accordance with Section 55 (1) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order, 2007 which states, “If the Premier is expected to be absent from the Virgin Islands for more than forty-eight hours, the Governor shall authorise the Deputy Premier to perform the functions of the office of Premier; and the Governor shall revoke this authority on the return to the Virgin Islands of the Premier.”