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Niue, Government

Niue is self-governing in free association with New Zealand. The country manages its own affairs, but New Zealand handles foreign affairs and defense as requested. Niue has a Legislative Assembly composed of 20 members; 14 are elected by their individual villages and 6 are elected by a common vote. Elections are held every three years. The Legislative Assembly elects a premier, who in turn selects three ministers. The premier and three ministers compose the cabinet.

 
 

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