Ghana Independence Act 1957

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Ghana Independence Act 1957 is an act made by the Parliament of the United Kingdom in 1957. The act gave the colony of the Gold Coast a independent government in the Commonwealth of Nations.[1] Queen Elizabeth II gave the Royal Assent on 7 February 1957. On 6 March 1957, the Gold Coast became independent with the name Ghana.[2]

References[change | change source]