Malaysia: Polity Style: 1948-2016

1 Feb 1948 constituted as the Federation of Malaya in accordance with Art. 4 of The Federation of Malaya Order in Council, 1948, which is issued by the government of the United Kingdom 26 Jan 1948 and takes effect on the date (1 Feb 1948) prescribed by Section 3 (1) of the cited order [1]
1 Feb 1948 - 16 Sep 1963 Persekutuan Tanah Melayu = Federation of Malaya
31 Aug 1957 becomes an independent state on the date (31 Aug 1957) prescribed by Art. 1 of The Federation of Malaya Independence Order in Council, 1957, which is issued by the government of the United Kingdom 23 Aug 1957 and takes effect immediately before 31 Aug 1957 [2]
9 Jul 1963 Agreement Relating to Malaysia is signed by the United Kingdom, Federation of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore (amended by the parties 28 Aug 1963) [3]
16 Sep 1963 re-constituted as Malaysia in accordance with Art. 4 of An Act for Malaysia which is passed by the Parliament of the Federation of Malaya (Dewan Rakyat 20 Aug 1963, Dewan Negara 21 Aug 1963), receives Royal Assent 26 Aug 1963, and takes effect on a date (16 Sep 1963) prescribed by Royal Proclamation of 29 Aug 1963
16 Sep 1963 - Malaysia

[1] Statutory Instruments 1948, No. 108.
[2] Statutory Instruments 1957, No. 1533.
[3] Endorsed by the Parliament of the Federation of Malaya (Dewan Rakyat 14 Aug 1963, Dewan Negara 20 Aug 1963).
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