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|Governor-General of Belize|
|Residence|| Government House, Belize (former) |
Belize House, Belmopan (since 1984)
(on advice from the prime minister of Belize)
At Her Majesty's pleasure
|Formation||21 September 1981|
|First holder||Elmira Minita Gordon|
|Salary||52,848 BZD annually|
The Governor-General of Belize is the viceregal representative of Belize who is also Commander in Chief of The Belize Defence Force. The position is largely ceremonial which the power is rarely exercised.[ clarification needed ]
|1|| Dame Elmira Minita Gordon GCMG GCVO |
(30 December 1930 – 1 January 2021)
|21 September 1981||17 November 1993|
|2|| Sir Colville Young GCMG MBE |
(20 November 1932–)
|17 November 1993||30 April 2021|
|–||Stuart Leslie (acting)||1 May 2021||27 May 2021|
|3||Froyla Tzalam||27 May 2021||Incumbent|
It was announced that Sir Colville Young would be retiring on 30 April 2021 and would be replaced by Mopan Maya community leader Froyla Tzalam.It was reported by 7 News Belize that she would take up the position "likely at the end of May", with cabinet secretary Stuart Leslie acting as Governor-General in the meantime.
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