Burundi: Polity Style: 1962-2021 - Archontology.org

Burundi: Polity Style: 1962-2021

to 28 Nov 1966 Ingoma y'Uburundi = (from 30 Jan 1962) Royaume du Burundi
13 Dec 1946 Burundi forms part of a United Nations trust territory under the name of Ruanda-Urundi in accordance with a trusteeship agreement approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 13 Dec 1946, the government of Belgium is designated as the Administering Authority for Ruanda-Urundi by Art. 2 of the Trusteeship Agreement (Official Records of the General Assembly, 1st session, Part 2, Resolutions, p. 122)
30 Jan 1962 Kirundi and French are recognised as official languages in accordance with the Constitution of 1961 (passed by the Legislative Assembly 26 Nov 1961, promulgated by the Mwami on 28 Nov 1961, effective 30 Jan 1962) (Official Gazette, No. 1, 9 Mar 1962, pp. 2-16) [1]
1 Jul 1962 Burundi acceded to independence upon the termination of the Trusteeship Agreement of 13 Dec 1946 in respect of Ruanda-Urundi in accordance with resolution 1746 (XVI) passed by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 27 Jun 1962, effective 1 Jul 1962 (Official Records of the General Assembly, 16th session, Resolutions and Decisions, pp. 1-2)
28 Nov 1966 proclamation of republic
28 Nov 1966 - Repuburika y'Uburundi = République du Burundi [2]

[1] Art. 121 of the Constitution of 1961 provided for its taking effect upon the publication in Journal officiel du Burundi but it was never published. The provision setting up the effective date was superceded by an ordinance of the Resident General of Ruanda-Urundi dated 30 Jan 1962 which made the Constitution retroactively effective from 15 Jan 1962. (Official Gazette, No. 1, 9 Mar 1962, pp. 1-2)
[2] Repuburika is the form of spelling in Kirundi found in the text of the Constitution of 2018. Other forms (Republika and Repubulika) are/were also found in official use.
Last updated on: 01 Jul 2020 09:24:05