Tanzania: Polity Style: 1964-2016

22 Apr 1964 Articles of Union between the Republic of Tanganyika and the People's Republic of Zanzibar are signed at Zanzibar, providing for the union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
25 Apr 1964 Articles of Union are enacted in Tanganyika and Zanzibar
26 Apr 1964 Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar Act, 1964 becomes effective on the Union Day [1]
26 Apr 1964 - 11 Dec 1964 Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanganyika na Zanzibar = United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
29 Oct 1964 a decision of the Cabinet to change the name to Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania = United Republic of Tanzania is publicly announced
11 Dec 1964 An Act to change the name of the United Republic (No. 61 of 1964) becomes effective upon publication [2]
11 Dec 1964 - Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania = United Republic of Tanzania

[1] Full title (English): An Act to ratify the Articles of Union between the Republic of Tanganyika and the People's Republic of Zanzibar, to provide for the government of the United Republic and of Zanzibar, to make provision for the Modification and Amendment of the Constitution and Laws of Tanganyika for the purpose of giving effect to the Union and the said Articles, and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto (No. 22 of 1964)
[2] Art. 2.2 provides for validity of the acts issued between 29 Oct 1964 and 11 Dec 1964 under the name Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania = United Republic of Tanzania (in official but non-statutory use)
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