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36. (1) There shall be a Deputy Governor who shall be such person, being a Virgin Islander as defined in section 65(2), as Her Majesty may designate as such by instructions given through a Secretary of State and who shall hold office during Her Majesty’s pleasure.
(2) If the office of Deputy Governor is vacant or if the person holding that office is—
(a)acting in the office of Governor under section 37;
(b)absent from the Virgin Islands; or
(c)for any other reason unable to perform the functions of the office of Deputy Governor,
such person as Her Majesty may designate by instructions given through a Secretary of State shall act in the office of Deputy Governor during Her Majesty’s pleasure.
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