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    CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE GRANTING OF INDEPENDENCE TO MALTA ENTERED THE LAST STAGES TODAY (MONDAY). A?

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    CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE GRANTING OF INDEPENDENCE TO MALTA ENTERED THE LAST STAGES TODAY (MONDAY). A LARGE CROWD GATHERED IN THE INDEPENDENCE ARENA AT VALLETTA TO SEE THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL, SIR MAURICE DORMAN, TAKE THE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE AND THEN THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH HANDED OVER THE CONSTITUTIONAL INSTRUMENTS.

    AFTER A SPECIAL MASS WAS SAID IN THE ARENA, SIR MAURICE TOOK THE OATH, ADMINISTERED BY SIR ANTHONY MAMO, THE CHIEF JUSTICE.

    BEFORE HANDING THE CONSTITUTIONAL INSTRUMENTS TO THE PRIME MINISTER, MR BORG OLIVER, THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH READ A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN. THEN, ON HIS OWN BEHALF, HE SAID:
    LOUD APPLAUSE FOLLOWED, AS THE PRIME MINISTER HELD THE INSTRUMENTS ALOFT. IN HIS REPLY TO THE DUKE, HE SAID :

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB9C43950DQX0JX7WJNN7M36AD
    Media URN:
    VLVAB9C43950DQX0JX7WJNN7M36AD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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