Gambia Independence Act 1964

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Gambia Independence Act 1964
Long title An Act to make provision for, and in connection with, the attainment by The Gambia of fully responsible status within the Commonwealth.
Citation 1964 c. 93
Royal assent 17 December 1964
Status: Current legislation

The Gambia Independence Act 1964 (1964 c. 93) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that gave independence to the Gambia with effect from 18 February 1965. The Act also provided for the continued right of appeal from the Gambian courts to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.