Alerts

  • To view changes to the garbage collection schedule and Tyne's Bay Waste Facility hours for the Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day holidays please click here.  

You are here

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.

Topic Term Content

  • From 3rd December 2018, the Draft Bermuda Plan 2018 is the new operational development plan for the entire Island, with the exception of the City of Hamilton.

  • Quick links

  • Setting Up a Business in Bermuda 

    There are a few options for setting up a business in Bermuda. Your options depend on the nature of your business activities and whether you wish to conduct business in the local market.

  • Setting Up a Business in Bermuda 

    There are a few options for setting up a business in Bermuda. Your options depend on the nature of your business activities and whether you wish to conduct business in the local market.

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

    Budget Press Conference Remarks

    www.gov.bm/articles/budget-press-conference-remarks

  • With the introduction of the Domestic Partnership Act 2018, Bermuda—an associate member of CARICOM—will be amongst the first English-speaking Caribbean islands to introduce and pass a law that provides statutory recognition to same-sex couples.

  • This Pre-budget Report (PBR) is a policy statement issued by the Government prior to the release of the budget.

  • The NAMLC provides important and current information related to sanctions to assist you with Bermuda’s Sanctions Regime compliance.

  • The NAMLC provides important and current information related to sanctions to assist you with Bermuda’s Sanctions Regime compliance.

  • The NAMLC provides important and current information related to sanctions to assist you with Bermuda’s Sanctions Regime compliance.

  • 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 November 2018)

  • 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 2018 - 2019 Budget.

  • Every year has its share of milestones and we can become consumed by observances and memorials as we mark the anniversaries of significant events in our personal, local and national lives.

  • 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 is appointed by Her Majesty the Queen, on the advice of the British Prime Minister. He is responsible for upholding the Bermuda Constitution and for other duties as assigned by the Queen or her Ministers.

  • 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.  Members are appointed by ministers or, in some cases, the Governor. 

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

Feedback