Sierra Leone: Polity Style: 1961-2019

27 Apr 1961 Sierra Leone Colony and Sierra Leone Protectorate are united as an independent state on a date (27 Apr 1961) prescribed by Section 1.1 of the Sierra Leone Independence Act, 1961, which was passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom (House of Commons 22 Mar 1961, House of Lords 27 Mar 1961) and received Royal Assent 28 Mar 1961 [1][2]
27 Apr 1961 constituted as Sierra Leone in accordance with the Constitution of 1961 as part of Sierra Leone (Constitution) Order in Council, 1961 [3]
27 Apr 1961 - 14 Jun 1978 Sierra Leone
14 Jun 1978 - Republic of Sierra Leone

[1] Full title: An Act to make provision for, and in connection with, the attainment by Sierra Leone of fully responsible status within the Commonwealth.
[2] Sierra Leone Gazette, No. 38, 11 May 1961, Supplement, Public Notice No. 87 of 1961.
[3] Sierra Leone Gazette, Supplement, Public Notice No. 78 of 1961.
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