Tanganyika: Polity Style: 1961-1964

22 Nov 1961 Tanganyika Independence Act, 1961 is passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom (House of Commons 10 Nov 1961, House of Lords 21 Nov 1961) and receives Royal Assent (22 Nov 1961), providing for independent status of Tanganyika [1]
9 Dec 1961 becomes an independent state on a date prescribed by Art. 1 (1) of the Tanganyika Independence Act, 1961
9 Dec 1961 - 9 Dec 1962 Tanganyika
9 Dec 1962 An Act to declare the Constitution of Tanganyika is passed by the Constituent Assembly (23 Nov 1962) and becomes effective on a prescribed date (9 Dec 1962) (Supplement No. 1 A to the Tanganyika Gazette, Vol. XLIII, No. 65, dated the 7th December, 1962)
9 Dec 1962 - 26 Apr 1964 Jamhuri ya Tanganyika = Republic of Tanganyika
22 Apr 1964 The Articles of Union are signed, providing for the unification of Tanganyika and Zanzibar in a sovereign republic (pending ratifications)
26 Apr 1964 Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar Act, 1964, passed by the National Assembly of Tanganyika and signed into law on 25 Apr 1964, takes effect on the day following the day of the later enactment (26 Apr 1964) in accordance with Art. 2 of the same act [2]

[1] Full title: An Act to make provision for, and in connection with, the attainment by Tanganyika of fully responsible status within the Commonwealth.
[2] Full title: 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.
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