Transkei: Polity Style: 1976-1994

26 Oct 1976 constituted as a sovereign and independent state in accordance with the Status of Transkei Act, 1976 / Wet op die Status van Transkei, 1976, passed by the House of Assembly and Senate of the Republic of South Africa on ___ 1976 and 17 Jun 1976 respectively, assented to on 24 Jun 1976, effective on the date [26 Oct 1976] fixed by a Proclamation of the State President of the Republic of South Africa of 4 Oct 1976 (South Africa Government Gazette, No. 5198, 9 Jul 1976, pp. 2-7; South Africa Government Gazette, No. 5314, 15 Oct 1976, p. 1) [1]
26 Oct 1976 - 27 Apr 1994 iRiphabliki ye Transkei [2]
27 Apr 1994 Status of Transkei Act, 1976 / Wet op die Status van Transkei, 1976 is repealed in accordance with Art. 230 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1993 / Grondwet van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika, 1993 (effective on 27 Apr 1994) (South Africa Government Gazette, No. 15466, 28 Jan 1994, pp. 2-227) [3]

[1] Full title (English): Act to grant independence to the Transkei; and to provide for matters connected therewith; (Afrikaans): Wet om onafhanklikheid aan die Transkei te verleen; en om voorsiening te maak vir aangeleenthede wat daarmee in verband staan.
[2] Xhosa was the sole official language according to the Constitution of the Republic of Trankei of 1976; Sesotho, English and Afrikaans were confirmed for legislative use: Rephaboliki ya Transkei (Sesotho) :: Republic of Transkei (English) :: Republiek van Transkei (Afrikaans).
[3] Full title: (English): Act to introduce a new Constitution for the Republic of South Africa and to provide for matters incidental thereto; (Afrikaans): Wet om 'n nuwe grondwet vir die Republiek van Suid-Afrika in te voer en om voorsiening te maak vir aangeleenthede wat daarmee in verband staan.
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