This note is
not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order adds Vanuatu,
Belize, and Antigua and Barbuda, to the list of countries that are
independent sovereign members of the Commonwealth specified in Schedule 1 of the Commonwealth Countries
Act 1977. They are all added retroactively, from 30 July
1980, 21 September 1981, and 1 November 1981, respectively.
Date of notification in Gazette: 15 July 1982.
This order is administered by the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs.