TITLE XII. FINAL TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
The present Constitution must be promulgated within eight days after its adoption in the referendum.
The President of the Republic must take office; the National Assembly must convene at the latest on April 1, 1991.
The High Council of the Republic and the transitional Government shall continue to exercise their functions until the new institutions are established.
The oath of office of the President of the Republic shall be received by the President of the High Council of the Republic in plenary Assembly.
The National Assembly shall be installed by the President of the High Council of the Republic in the presence of the members of the said Council.
The legislation in force in Bénin until the setting in place of the new institutions shall remain applicable except for the intervention of new texts in which there is nothing contrary to this present Constitution.
The present Constitution shall be submitted to a referendum.
The necessary arrangements for its application shall be the objective, whether by laws voted by the High Council of the Republic, or whether by decrees issued by the Council of Ministers. The prerogatives passed on by the present Constitution to the Constitutional Court shall be exercised by the High Court of the Republic until the installation of the new institutions.
The present law shall be enforced as the Constitution of the Republic of Bénin.