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demise of the crown meaning

  "demise of the crown" in a sentence
  • [Law]
    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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  1. The election marked the last time that a parliament was dissolved as a result of the demise of the Crown.
  2. The Act took effect retrospectively " as from the last demise of the Crown "; i . e . the death of Queen Victoria.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. "' The Demise of the Crown Act 1702 "'( 1 Anne c 2 ) is an Act of the Parliament of England.

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