Anguilla is located in the northeastern part of the Caribbean, with a population of 15,000 inhabitants, predominantly Afro-Caribbean. It is a stable, democratic British territory. The legal system is based on the order of the Anguilla Constitution of 1982, which has a declaration of rights created by an order of the Private Council of the British Monarch. The United Kingdom maintains responsibility for its defense and foreign affairs. In the financial services sector of the world, Anguilla has established itself as a modern and well-regulated jurisdiction.