Legislative Council of the Falkland Islands

The Legislative Council of the Falkland Islands (sometimes referred to as LEGCO)[1] was the unicameral legislature of the Falkland Islands from 13 November 1845 until 1 January 2009. The new constitution came into force in 2009 and replaced the Legislative Council with the Legislative Assembly of the Falkland Islands.

Legislative Council of the Falkland Islands
Unicameral
History
Founded13 November 1845 (1845-11-13)
Disbanded1 January 2009 (2009-01-01)
Preceded byPrivy Council of the United Kingdom
Succeeded byLegislative Assembly of the Falkland Islands
Leadership
Presiding officer
Governor (1845-2002)
Speaker (2002-2009)
Elections
First election
February 1949
Last election
17 November 2005
Meeting place
Gilbert House, Stanley, Falkland Islands