Rhodesia: Polity Style: 1965-1979

11 Nov 1965 Southern Rhodesia became an independent state under the name of Rhodesia in accordance with a Proclamation by the Government of Rhodesia dated 11 Nov 1965, Salisbury (Government Gazette, Extra, No. 64B, 11 Nov 1965, p. 1359B; Supplement to the Rhodesia Government Gazette Extraordinary of 11 Nov 1965, pp. 1315 (44)-1315(45)) [1]
11 Nov 1965 constituted as Rhodesia in accordance with the Constitution of 1965 which was published as an annex to the Proclamation of 11 Nov 1965 and took effect on the date of publication in Government Gazette as required by Sections 2 (2) and 2 (3) of the Constitution
11 Nov 1965 - 1 Jun 1979 Rhodesia
1 Jun 1979 constituted as Zimbabwe Rhodesia in accordance with the Constitution of 1979 which took effect on a date (1 Jun 1979) fixed in a Proclamation by the Acting President of Rhodesia dated 30 May 1979, Bulawayo (Government Gazette, Extra, No. 36, 1 Jun 1979, p. 507; Supplement to the Zimbabwe Rhodesia Government Gazette Extraordinary of 1 Jun 1979, p. 1732A) [2]
1 Jun 1979 - 12 Dec 1979 Zimbabwe Rhodesia
12 Dec 1979 ceased to be an independent state in accordance with an act of Parliament of Zimbabwe Rhodesia which took effect on a date (12 Dec 1979) fixed by the President of Zimbabwe Rhodesia in a notice in the Government Gazette (Government Gazette, Extra, No. 71, 12 Dec 1979, p. 1065; Supplement to the Zimbabwe Rhodesia Government Gazette Extraordinary of 12 Dec 1979, p. 3960E) [3][4]
18 Apr 1980 independence of Zimbabwe proclaimed

[1] Published as Rhodesia Proclamation No. 53 of 1965 and indexed as Rhodesia Government Notice No. 737N.
[2] Published as Rhodesia Proclamation 16 of 1979 and indexed as Statutory Instrument 400A of 1979.
[3] Published as Act 44/79 and indexed as Statutory Instrument 881C of 1979.
[4] Full title: An Act to amend the Constitution of Zimbabwe Rhodesia, 1979, and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
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