Belize: Polity Style: 1981-2016

28 Jul 1981 Belize Act 1981, which had been passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom (House of Commons 30 Jun 1981, House of Lords 27 Jul 1981), receives Royal Assent 28 Jul 1981 [1]
21 Sep 1981 became an independent state as prescribed by section 1.1 of the Belize Act 1981 on the date (21 Sep 1981) defined by the Belize Independence Order (made 31 Jul 1981)
21 Sep 1981 constituted as Belize in accordance with the Constitution of 1981 (effective on a date prescribed by Section 141) [2]
21 Sep 1981 - Belize

[1] Full title: An Act to make provision for, and in connection with, the attainment by Belize of independence within the Commonwealth.
[2] Gazette Extraordinary - Belize, Belmopan, 20th September, 1981, No. 44, p. 499 (attached as No. 14).
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