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1 Power to provide constitution for Zimbabwe.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide a constitution for Zimbabwe to come into effect on the day (in this Act referred to as “the appointed day”) on which, in accordance with such provision in that behalf as may after the passing of this Act be made by Act of Parliament, Southern Rhodesia becomes independent as a Republic under the name of Zimbabwe.

(2)Her Majesty may by Order in Council revoke the Constitution of Southern Rhodesia 1961, and may make such transitional provision as appears to Her Majesty to be necessary or expedient in connection with the coming into effect of the new constitution or the revocation of the said Constitution of 1961.

(3)Any Order in Council under this section shall be laid before Parliament after being made.

(4)Subsection (1) is without prejudice to any power conferred on Her Majesty by section 2.

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