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Togo: Polity Style: 1956-2021

13 Dec 1946 part of Togoland lying to the east of the boundary defined by the Franco-British Declaration of 10 Jul 1919 becomes a United Nations trust territory under the name of Togoland in accordance with a trusteeship agreement approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 13 Dec 1946, the government of France is designated as the Administering Authority for Togoland by Art. 2 of the Trusteeship Agreement (Official Records of the General Assembly, 1st session, Part 2, Resolutions, p. 122)
29 Aug 1956 Togo becomes an autonomous republic upon the promulgation of a decree issued by the President of the Council of Ministers of the French Republic on 24 Aug 1956, changing the status of Togo (UN Trusteeship retained) (JORT, No. 888, 30 Aug 1956, pp. 1-5; JORF - Lois et décrets, No. 198, 26 Aug 1956, pp. 8173-8176)
29 Aug 1956 - 27 Feb 1958 République Autonome du Togo
27 Feb 1958 Togo is proclaimed a republic "founded upon respect for international treaties and conventions" upon the promulgation of a decree issued by the President of the Council of Ministers of the French Republic on 22 Feb 1958 (UN Trusteeship retained) (JORT, No. 46, 5 Mar 1958, pp. 4-7; JORF - Lois et décrets, No. 46, 23 Feb 1958, pp. 1960-1962)
27 Feb 1958 - 27 Apr 1960 République du Togo
27 Apr 1960 Trusteeship Agreement of 13 Dec 1946 in respect of Togoland is terminated in accordance with resolution 1416 (XIV) passed by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 5 Dec 1959, effective 27 Apr 1960 (Official Records of the General Assembly, 14th session, Resolutions and Decisions, p. 32)
27 Apr 1960 Togo becomes an independent state in accordance with an agreement with France
27 Apr 1960 - République Togolaise [1]

[1] République Togolaise is used in the title and some articles of a law on the organisation of the state power of 23 Apr 1960 (effective 27 Apr 1960) (JORT, No. 121, Extra, 25 Apr 1960, pp. 1-3); polity style becomes official after the Constitution was signed (14 Apr 1961) and published in JORT, No. 157, Extra, 17 Apr 1961, pp. 293-299.
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