This note is
not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order adds the Solomon
Islands, Tuvalu, Dominica, and St. Lucia to the list of countries
that are independent sovereign members of the Commonwealth specified
in Schedule 1 to the Commonwealth Countries Act 1977. They are all added
retroactively, from 7 July 1978, 1 October 1978, 3 November 1978,
and 22 February 1979, respectively.
Date of notification in Gazette: 14 June 1979.
This order is administered in the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs.