Belize Act 1981
|Act of Parliament|
|Long title||An Act to make provision for, and in connection with, the attainment by Belize of independence within the Commonwealth.|
|Citation||1981 c 52|
|Royal assent||28 July 1981|
|Text of statute as originally enacted|
|Text of the Belize Act 1981 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from legislation.gov.uk.|
The Act made provisions for the nation of Belize (formerly British Honduras) to gain full independence and become a member of the Commonwealth of Nations as a Commonwealth realm; prior to this, Belize had been a fully self-governing British colony from 1973.
Belize became independent on 21 September 1981.
- Whitaker's Almanack: for the year 1982, complete edition, p. 364. J. Whitaker & Sons, London, 1981
- Chronological table of the statutes; HMSO, London. 1993. ISBN 0-11-840331-1
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