(In the UK) the Privy Council as issuing Orders in Council or receiving petitions when the reigning monarch is a queen: his position was made by Queen in Council
More example sentences
- This argument that the Commissioner is not the agent or delegate of the Queen in Council is wholly bloodless.
- I am sorry, I want to seek leave for a certificate to take the matter to the Queen in Council because of the fact that there is a High Court Judge in the writ.
- The process of appealing the judgement of a final court of appeal to the Queen in Council does not strictly amount to the existence of a further tier of appeal within the ordinary judicial hierarchy, but is an appeal directly to the fount of justice.
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