demise of the crown meaning
The death of the sovereign. The Crown, in fact, never dies: the accession of the new sovereign takes place at the moment of the demise, and there is no interregnum.
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- The election marked the last time that a parliament was dissolved as a result of the demise of the Crown.
- The Act took effect retrospectively " as from the last demise of the Crown "; i . e . the death of Queen Victoria.
- The Governor-General is expected to proclaim him King of Antigua and Barbuda upon his accession to the Throne upon the demise of the Crown.
- Upon the demise of the Crown, the Executive Council of Belize is expected to proclaim him King of Belize upon his accession to the throne.
- "' The Demise of the Crown Act 1702 "'( 1 Anne c 2 ) is an Act of the Parliament of England.