Tokelau Dependency status

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Dependency status: self-administering territory of New Zealand; note - Tokelau and New Zealand have agreed to a draft constitution as Tokelau moves toward free association with New Zealand; a UN-sponsored referendum on self governance in October 2007 did not produce the two-thirds majority vote necessary for changing the political status

Definition: This entry describes the formal relationship between a particular nonindependent entity and an independent state.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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