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Governor General of the Bahamas

Governor-General of the Bahamas
Coat of Arms of the Bahamas
Incumbent
Marguerite Pindling

sinceĀ 8 July 2014
Style Her Excellency
Residence Government House, The Bahamas
Appointer Queen Elizabeth II
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation 31 July 1973
First holder Sir Milo Butler
Website www.bahamas.gov.bs
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the Bahamas
Foreign relations

The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas is the viceregal representative of the Bahamian monarch (currently Queen Elizabeth II). As the Queen cannot reside in all of her realms, she appoints representatives to carry out her duties as Queen of the Bahamas. Governors-General serve their term as such at Her Majesty's pleasure, but usually end their term within five years. They are also responsible for appointing the Prime Minister as well as other government Ministers after consultations with the Prime Minister.

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