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Mauritius: Polity Style: 1968-2014

12 Mar 1968 becomes an independent state on a date (12 Mar 1968) prescribed by Section 1.1 of the Mauritius Independence Act, 1968, which is passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom (House of Commons 19 Jan 1968, House of Lords 20 Feb 1968) and receives Royal Assent 29 Feb 1968 [1]
12 Mar 1968 constituted as Mauritius in accordance with the Constitution of 1968 as part of Mauritius Independence Order 1968 (effective on a date prescribed by Section 1.2) [2]
12 Mar 1968 - 12 Mar 1992 Mauritius
12 Mar 1992 name changed in accordance with provisions of section 3 of the Constitution of Mauritius (Amendment No. 3) Act 1991, taking effect on a date prescribed by sections 2 and 27 (Legal Supplement to the Government Gazette of Mauritius, No. 131 of 23rd December, 1991, pp. 231-250)
12 Mar 1992 - Republic of Mauritius

[1] Full title: An Act to make provision for, and in connection with, the attainment by Mauritius of fully responsible status within the Commonwealth.
[2] Legal Supplement to the Government Gazette of the Colony of Mauritius, No. 30, of 6 March 1968.

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