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Singapore: Polity Style: 1959-2021

3 Jun 1959 Singapore (Constitution) Order-in-Council becomes effective
3 Jun 1959 - 22 Dec 1965 Negara Singapura = State of Singapore
31 Aug 1963 Singapore is proclaimed an independent state, public ceremony held outside City Hall, Singapore (The Straits (Sunday) Times, No. 1,436, 1 Sep 1963, pp. 1-2)
16 Sep 1963 Singapore formed part of Malaysia on the date when the Federation of Malaya was re-constituted as Malaysia in accordance with an act passed by the Parliament of the Federation of Malaya (passed by Dewan Rakyat on 20 Aug 1963, passed by Dewan Negara on 21 Aug 1963, assented to by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on 26 Aug 1963, took effect on a date [16 Sep 1963] prescribed by a proclamation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong dated 29 Aug 1963, Kuala Lumpur) [1]
9 Aug 1965 agreement on separation of Singapore from Malaysia between the Government of Malaysia and the Government of Singapore (dated 7 Aug 1965) became effective on the date (9 Aug 1965) prescribed by Art. II of the said agreement (Official Gazette, No. 66, Extra, 9 Aug 1965, pp. 2188-2192) [2]
9 Aug 1965 Singapore ceased to be a state of Malaysia in accordance with a proclamation issued by the Prime Minister of Malaysia on 9 Aug 1965 (Official Gazette, No. 66, Extra, 9 Aug 1965, pp. 2186-2187)
9 Aug 1965 Singapore is proclaimed a sovereign and independent nation in accordance with a proclamation issued by the Prime Minister of Singapore on 9 Aug 1965 (Official Gazette, No. 66, Extra, 9 Aug 1965, pp. 2184-2185)
22 Dec 1965 name of the state is changed in accordance with an amendment to the Constitution (passed by the Legislative Assembly o 22 Dec 1965, assented to by the Yang di-Pertuan Negara on the same day, retroactively effective from 9 Aug 1965) (Official Gazette, Acts Supplement, No. 1, 23 Dec 1965) [3]
22 Dec 1965 - Republik Singapura = Republic of Singapore = Xīnjiāpō Gònghéguó (新加坡共和國) = Ciṅkappūr Kuṭiyaracu (சிங்கப்பூர் குடியரச)

[1] Full title: An Act for Malaysia.
[2] Full title: An Agreement Relating to the Separation of Singapore from Malaysia as an Independent and Sovereign State.
[3] Full title: An Act to amend the Constitution of Singapore and to effect certain changes of titles.
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