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Iraq: Resolution No. 460 of 1991 (official toponymy)

Publisher National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities
Publication Date 6 January 1992
Cite as National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities, Iraq: Resolution No. 460 of 1991 (official toponymy), 6 January 1992, available at: [accessed 25 May 2016]
Comments This is an unofficial translation. This Resolution was published in AlWaqai AlIraqiya, Arabic edition No. 3387 of 06.01.1992.
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Date: 24th Jumada AlThani 1412 H.

30.12.1991 A.D.

In accordance with the provisions of para (B) of Article (66) of the constitution,

The Revolutionary Command Council hace decided the following:

1. The phrase (Republic of Iraq) shall replace the phrase (The Iraqi Republic) wherever mentioned in the constitution and its amendments.

2. This Resolution shall be executed from the date of its publicaton in the Official Gazette.

Saddam Hussein

Chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council

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