Togo: Polity Style: 1960-2016

27 Apr 1960 independence declared in accordance with the agreement with the Government of France [1]; law on the organisation of the state power comes into effect in accordance with Art. 33 of the same law ("Loi n° 60-10 du 23 avril 1960 modifiant l'organisation des institutions de la République togolaise" in Journal Officiel, N° 121, 25 Avril 1960, Numéro spécial) [2]
27 Apr 1960 - République Togolaise

[1] Trusteeship Agreement approved by the United Nations General Assembly 13 Dec 1946 ceases to be in force on 27 Apr 1960 in accordance with the resolution of the United Nations General Assembly 1253 (XIII) of 14 Nov 1958.
[2] République Togolaise is not explicitly approved as a polity style, but it is exclusively used in the title and some articles of the law of 23 Apr 1960 and becomes official (in Constitutional use after the Constitution is signed 14 Apr 1961 and published 17 Avr 1961 in Journal Officiel, N° 157, 17 Avril 1961, Numéro spécial).
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