Definition of Order in Council in English:

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Order in Council


A sovereign’s order on an administrative matter, given on the advice of the Privy Council.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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