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Ghana: Polity Style: 1957-2021

6 Mar 1957 territories included in the Gold Coast (colony of Gold Coast, colony of Ashanti, the Northern Territories, and Northern Togoland) became an independent state under the name of Ghana on the date (6 Mar 1957) prescribed by Section 5.2 of the Ghana Independence Act, 1957 (passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom: House of Commons 18 Dec 1956, House of Lords 5 Feb 1957; received Royal Assent 7 Feb 1957)
6 Mar 1957 constituted as Ghana in accordance with the Constitution of 1957 as part of the Ghana (Constitution) Order in Council, 1957 (made 22 Feb 1957; effective on the date prescribed by Section 5.2 of the Ghana Independence Act, 1957) (Gold Coast Gazette, No. 13, Extra, 25 Feb 1957, Subsidiary Legislation Supplement)
6 Mar 1957 - 30 Jun 1960 Ghana
1 Jul 1960 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana is approved by the Constituent Assembly (29 Jun 1960), effective 1 Jul 1960 (as defined in Preamble)
1 Jul 1960 - Republic of Ghana

[1] Full title: An Act to make provision for, and in connection with, the attainment by the Gold Coast of fully responsible status within the British Commonwealth of Nations.
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