Sunday, July 12

Government

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ational holiday:

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uffrage:
Republic, Parliamentary Democracy

Gaborone

30 September 1966 (from the United Kingdom)

Independence Day (Botswana Day), 30 September

March 1965; effective 30 September 1966. Text of the Constitution

mixed legal system of the Roman-Dutch model and common law
as well as customary law18 years of age; universal