Bophuthatswana: Polity Style: 1977-1994

20 Jun 1977 Status of Bophuthatswana Act, 1977 (Afrikaans: Wet op die Status van Bophuthatswana, 1977) is assented to [1]
6 Dec 1977 constituted as a state in accordance with the Status of Bophuthatswana Act, 1977, coming into operation on a date determined by the Proclamation of 16 Nov 1977 [2]
6 Dec 1977 - 26 Apr 1994 Repaboliki ya Bophuthatswana = Republic of Bophuthatswana = Republiek van Bophuthatswana
13 Mar 1994 occupied by South Africa
26 Apr 1994 re-incorporated into South Africa

[1] Staatskoerant van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika / Republic of South Africa Government Gazette, Kaapstad / Cape Town, 1 Julie/July 1977, Vol. 145, No. 5619; full title (English): Act to grant independence to Bophuthatswana; and to provide for matters connected therewith; full title (Afrikaans): Wet om onafhanklikheid aan Bophuthatswana te verleen; en om voorsiening te maak vir aangeleenthede wat daarmee in verband staan.
[2] Republic of South Africa Government Gazette / Staatskoerant van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika, Pretoria, 25 November 1977, Vol. 149, No. 5816.
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