List of Heads of State of Mauritius - Monarchs (1968–1992) - Governors-General

Governors-General

The Governor-General was the representative of the monarch in Mauritius and exercised most of the powers of the monarch. The Governor-General was appointed for an indefinite term, serving at the pleasure of the monarch. After the passage of the Statute of Westminster 1931, the Governor-General was appointed solely on the advice of the Cabinet of Mauritius without the involvement of the British government. In the event of a vacancy the Chief Justice served as Officer Administering the Government.

Status
Denotes Chief Justice acting as Officer Administering the Government
Governor-General Term of office Monarch(s) Prime Minister(s)
1 Sir John Rennie
12 March 1968 27 August 1968 Elizabeth II Ramgoolam
Sir Michel Rivalland
27 August 1968 3 September 1968 Elizabeth II Ramgoolam
2 Sir Leonard Williams
3 September 1968 27 December 1972 Elizabeth II Ramgoolam
3 Sir Raman Osman
29 December 1972 1 February 1973 Elizabeth II Ramgoolam
1 February 1973 31 October 1977
Sir Henry Garrioch
31 October 1977 23 March 1978 Elizabeth II Ramgoolam
4 Sir Dayendranath Burrenchobay
23 March 1978 26 April 1979 Elizabeth II Ramgoolam
Jugnauth
26 April 1979 28 December 1983
5 Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
28 December 1983 15 December 1985 Elizabeth II Jugnauth
Sir Cassam Moollan
15 December 1985 17 January 1986 Elizabeth II Jugnauth
6 Sir Veerasamy Ringadoo
17 January 1986 12 March 1992 Elizabeth II Jugnauth

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