Definition of Order in Council in English:
A sovereign’s order on an administrative matter, given on the advice of the Privy Council.
- During the Committee stage there was a great deal of discussion about the Mackenzie Basin and the 1969 Order in Council.
- Because the Government had asked for a special Order in Council, to enable him to give orders to civil servants.
- He was eventually cleared of all suspicions of treason and freed by an Order in Council.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.