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Royal Assent

The granting of royal assent is the method by which any constitutional monarch formally approves and promulgates an act of his or her nation's parliament, thus making it a law.

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Today Phase One receives Royal Assent to start construction
BREAKING Alan Turing Law receives Royal Assent. Thousands of *** men are posthumously pardoned for 'gross indecency' h…
In March 2016, The Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 received Royal Assent. This reason alone, the SNP must dump support of the Monarchy.
The dreaded & dreadful was given Royal Assent today. The security services now have unprecedented powers to sn…
Phase 1 bill was supposed to have got Royal Assent in early 2015 - of course there are lots of delays
incase anyone else wants to protect the old fraud. Who do you think gave Royal Assent to EU treaties?
Have you never heard of Royal Assent. So yes I blame that 90 year old unelected fraud.
Deal with facts. Phase 1 of gets Royal Assent in weeks. Construction starts in 2017. is dead.
It gets Royal Assent in a few weeks time...They won.An easy sell.Far far too easy
Blimey William, we're all round to yours for the HS2 royal assent party!
The commercial tax bill has royal assent. Do you know when it should be proclaimed? Has it been?
Simply asking q on how process works in USA. Is it similar2 Royal Assent, just at State level instead?
Just for remoaners. “The British people will then have the final and decisive say. “.
well you've got parliament it's self and the fact it needs to be voted on, select committee, HoL, MP surgery, Royal assent...
As if any future parliament can't make or repeal any law it wants, unless convention is broken and royal assent isn't given.
Presumably he got Royal assent. Should we become a republic? No bad idea i say.
the court is following the rules set out in the bill given royal assent. So
I was on yesterday discussing the presidential election! Give it a listen!
Conant: Bill 106 has Royal Assent. Not law yet. Waiting on regulations.
the Referendum Bill was given ROYAL Assent,. there can be No lawful objection. Get over it
European Union Referendum Act 2015. Note: this Bill was given ROYAL ASSENT on the 17th Dec 2015
Set out the various stages of a Public Bill from the time of inception as a policy to the Royal Assent.
A.E. Cross Principal plays new anthem at Rem Day ceremonies, in spite of it not passing senate or royal assent &
ROYAL ASSENT please let us buy our housing association homes this year, we have been waiting too long 😞
We've still got the Parltry Ping Pong stage to go to agree the "Leveson" amendments. Expect Royal Assent around Dec 17/8.
Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2016 passed and forwarded to the Governor for Royal Assent.
Road Leg Further Am Bill passed Parliament today and will now be sent for royal assent by the Governor
Out of interest, are there any other high-profile cases you remember where Courts refuse automatic Royal Assent w/o Parl?
Meeting this evening at to hear about the next stage (assuming royal assent...)
The Finance Bill 2016 was delayed in received Royal Assent, so we thought we'd take a look at the process:…
The pleas for the electoral college to fix this remind me a lot of the pleas in Canada for the Queen to not give royal assent to stuff.
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oh it was shamefully behind yes, but now has full equality Also had openly *** chief minister for yrs.
in 1998, the Human Rights Act gained royal assent, and came into effect in October 2000:
Profoundly unlikely. It would be like the Queen withholding royal assent to a law here.
Kinda like the queen not giving royal assent to legislation.
Nov 8 1965, the United Kingdom formally abolishes the death penalty as Royal Assent is given to the Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act
Yes... does this royal assent thing have much chance you think?
Her withholding royal assent over this would have been a much juicier constitutional crisis than the current one.
NEWS - Ontario political parties come together and pass legislation designed to prevent invasions of invasive...
Q: would royal assent be required for Ref 2, in the event Yes wins?
The idea, AFAIK, was that Royal Assent was going to be used to ratify the EURef result in lieu of a Wm vote.
Royal prerogative... is that the same as or not to be confused with 'Royal Assent'?
Traditional Owner Settlement Amendment Bill 2016 passed Parliament today Royal Assent is next
"Building embankments, bridges and tunnels" - really? I must have missed the bill getting royal assent!
is the Queen legally bind to give Royal Assent to any bill?
Broadsheets were highly competitive tracts, and no one was so arrogant to call themselves a gatekeeper absent royal assent.
Wonderful. So I see the IP Bill has cleared the lords then. Now just need royal assent and then the UK has more surveillance than DPRK
>>in March 1929 and the legislation giving women the vote at 21 obtained Royal Assent the previous July
Children and families bill planned for royal assent in summer 2017- local areas will have year to plan and year to implement.
Today in 1965 the Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965 is given Royal Assent, formally abolishing the death penalty in the UK
A grave hour has come to pass. At 18:00 Royal Assent was given to the Declaration of War on the Hellenic Republic. God speed to HM Forces.
.To clarify Royal Assent this week for Waste Free Ontario Act & proclamation in a couple of months
Our team examine what Royal Assent for Trade Union Bill means for trade unions & future strike action
The Housing & Planning Bill received Royal Assent on 12 May — our analysis:
Royal Assent has been granted for the Marine Infrastructure Management Act 2016.
Housing and Planning Bill gets Royal Assent: A new act requires the government to review…
The Bank of England and Financial Services Act 2016 has received Royal Assent
On the 4th May the Trade Unions Act 2016 gained Royal Assent, however, it is not yet known when the new rules will come into effect.
but basically. Goes to lords. Royal assent. Lords were debating a no due to 'must be' fictional. EU law.
launched consultation on recovery of capital grant measures subject to Royal Assent
Trade Union Bill receives Royal Assent with govt concessions on facility time,
Enterprise Act 2016 has received royal assent, giving insurers 1 year to prepare for new late payment rules
Financial services law - Bank of England and Financial Services Act 2016 receives Royal Assent
The has received parliamentary approval (Royal Assent) and becomes the
Restrictions on industrial action to be imposed as the Trade Union Act 2016 receives royal assent:
The has now received parliamentary approval (Royal Assent) and becomes the
Trade Union Act 2016 now published - Act received Royal Assent on 4 May 2016
The UK’s 5.4 million businesses set to benefit as the Enterprise Bill receives Royal Assent:
Small Business Commissioner becomes reality for contractors as Enterprise Bill is given Royal Assent via
The Charities (Protection & Social Investment) Act 2016 received the Royal Assent on 16 March 2016 - so what's new?
The Bill received royal assent yesterday to become the Trade Union Act 2016
Royal assent confirms accountability regime will be extended across all firms
The Trade Union Bill has today received Royal Assent, meaning it is now the Trade Union Act
The final step in the early stage innovation legislation becoming law was completed this morning with the GG giving royal assent
Enterprise Act enters law - Thursday marks the passing of Royal Assent for the Enterprise Act, a piece of legis...
‘Netflix Bill awaits Royal Assent after House of Reps agrees to 4 amendments introduced by the Senate
.You might be right! Here's the legislation on NI Assembly Opposition as given Royal Assent in March:
Precisely!! I remember when I had to track a bill from 1st reading to Royal Assent.
In case you missed it, the Trade Union Bill has received Royal Assent and is now the Trade Union Act -
The Bill was given royal assent after clearing its final hurdle in the Lords on Tuesday night following an...
The Enterprise Bill receives Royal Assent and becomes the Enterprise Act.
Enterprise Act and damages for late payment receive Royal Assent -
You mean they get to spend millions of dollars for your royal assent to keep doing what they were doing anyway?
Senior managers become legally responsible for failings, as Financial Services Act gains Royal Assent
Bank of England and Financial Services Bill given royal assent.
Bank of England and Financial Services Bill receives royal assent
Trade Union Bill gets royal assent. Act to impact thresholds & time limits on mandates for industrial action https:/…
Enterprise Bill receives Royal Assent: tell what insurers and brokers need to know
Enterprise Act 2016: Royal Assent 4 May. Covers public sector apprenticeship targets and cap on exit payments - but not in force yet.
Government must give priority to Small Business Commissioner now has Royal Assent
Preamble - short tittle , long tittle and date of royal assent
- what do you think of the bill receiving royal assent? Our lawyers advise on industrial action
Trade Union Bill receives royal assent to become Trade Union Act.
Today marks the passing of Royal Assent for the Act. Find out what this means for here:
Trade Union Act 2016 has received royal assent. It's likely to limit unions' ability to take industrial action
in 1910, Royal assent is given to the Naval Service Act of Canada.
returns to Commons on Monday for more ping-pong. Deadline for Royal Assent looming with prorogation confirm…
3 Bills passed Parliament today Royal Assent from the Governor is next
For those who saw today... here's the link to CEAA repeal, s 66 Bill - C-38, Royal Assent (41-1)
1867 – Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1
The Scotland Bill has received Royal Assent and is now law, says Scottish Secretary David Mundell
OTD in 1949 George VI gave Royal Assent to British North America Act clearing way for the union of Canada & NFLD
Great to see the Psychoactive Substances Act which bans so-called legal highs in the UK receive Royal Assent
Canada Facts 3: Royal Assent by the Governor General in an ornate ritual w nods & "The Usher of the Black Rod"
Earliest ref 2004. 1998 is, of course, year Act got royal assent.
The Depts Bill passes its final stage with no opposition, will now get royal assent & will cut depts to 9,with remaining ones renamed in May
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When was the last time a monarch (in the UK) refused to give royal assent to a bill? Where can I find that info?. . cc
I wasn't disputing that. I was saying how can these laws be enforced when they've not given Royal assent?
How will the act affect local authorities? Read our analysis here
On This Day 1895 - Queen Victoria gives Royal assent to the Bill allowing South Aust women the right to vote - 4th place in world to so so.
BLOG: Pensions law - lengthy wait from Bill to Royal Assent causing frustration and delays?
question. If one tries to enforce a law unto their own tht isn't given royal assent is tht breaking the law?
Judith Barnes - Local Gov Partner comments on bill receiving Royal Assent & what next?
Psychoactive Substances Bill received Royal Assent on 28 January 2016. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law)
New Substances Bill on given Royal Assent last week
Apart from this / the last government permitting, if not inciting, stigmatization in the press, an Act was passed :.
.on the Cities bill – "should be the beginning of the devolution process, not the end"
Royal Assent for the Cities Bill! Landmark for but hard work continues to make sure have powers they …
Re the Fiscal Framework. Can you advise the procedure on gaining royal assent. Does Holyrood have to say yes before HoC?
The bill has passed royal assent. So what does this mean for the people of
C-51 reached the stage of Royal Assent b/c Harper prevented D of J from vetting the bill & forced it thru Parliament htt…
In England, the Military Service Act received "royal" assent to enforce conscription on single men in Britain - but not yet Ireland.
The Psychoactive Substances Act received Royal Assent on 28 January and is expected to come into force on 6 April ..
AV ref got Royal Assent (RA) on Feb-2011 & ref was held on May 2011 got RA on Dec-2015 so Jun-2016 a distinct possibility
royal assent IS ratification of a bill, *** look it up!
Correct, royal assent is. That is not what ratification is
MPs really did pass crazy bad drug law and it got Royal Assent last night! A sad day for reason and brain science https…
The Summer Finance Bill 2015-16 received Royal Assent on 18 November 2015 to become the Finance (No 2) Act 2015.
Woohoo! We made changes fam! They liked my bill, and now to wait for Royal Assent...
The Senate wants to make no amendments! Our Governor General David Johnston will now give royal assent on behalf of
The Royal Assent of the Finance Bill may be imminent but this won't distract the industry from what it does best...
Transparency Act received Royal Assent yesterday. There will be no Private Company disclosure by the this year [1/2]
Unfair contract terms legislation to protect small business received Royal Assent on 12 Nov. Commences in 12 months
Bright-line bill passes third reading. The new legislation now awaits royal assent.
Bright-line bill passes third reading and is now awaiting Royal assent
came into force on day after Royal assent. Wld be no point doing that unless prosecuts cld happen now. Also, s 32 which 3/
Our bill made it to the third reading. Fingers crossed it makes it to Royal Assent.
The general governor gives it the royal assent and now it's a law!
'will proceed to the House of Lords and then, after receiving royal assent, is set to become law early next year.'
It is expected that HM Queen will give Royal Assent to the Finance Bill on 18 November at 3pm
decriminalise it and get Karl to blast a blunt after it receives royal assent
Bill C-333 has been passed! The Governor General has officially given it Royal Assent!
Wonder when the Impossible Bonus Bill will receive Royal Assent, and passed through Parliament?
11.11.1999 – The House of Lords Act is given Royal Assent, restricting membership of the British ...
Today in 1999 the House of Lords Act was given Royal Assent; it removed the right to hereditary seats. Should the anachronism still exist?
China-Australia Free Trade Agreement legislation has received Royal Assent today
That way, when HM the monarch is not resident in UK for 11 months of the year, G.G. or lesser royal could undertake *** duties, assent etc.
MT Act achieved final approval from the government
Glad will talk to Prince Charles about - his mother gave the reform Royal Assent to make it law in the UK
your not only naive, but condescending. I know the bill hasn't been through the Lord's yet. It gets to HR before royal assent.
Ontario is the first jurisdiction in Canada to enact standalone invasive species legislation! to find out more.
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Referendum Bill hasn't had Royal Assent. Then Electoral Commission rules mean poll is not possible by June 2016
It does, 3 readings in Lords, then royal assent to finalise it as law. Doubt Lords would overrule govt. again so soon
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Why can't we give Royal Assent to things? We're here and the Senate
Parliament passed 3 Bills on Tuesday 10 Nov They go to the Governor for Royal Assent next
Cathy Wilson, HMRC "Massive cultural change on VCT rules.Royal assent to come in a few days for new rules.
After a long wait and being sent off to Nova Scotia (for royal assent).MY BILL HAS PASSED ALL STAGES!
The House of Commons has officially debated and voted on and it was a success! Now they will send it off for Royal Assent!
Alison-misread that Royal Assent before its Naw lol. Must clean these specs:)
Indeed, without statutory instruments lords amendments or royal assent.
has 4 significant stages in the Lords, possibly some ping pong and then Royal Assent before it's law
Did I miss the going through all the stages, and getting royal assent today ?
Anybody know if Queen Victoria ever denied Royal Assent? any specific examples?
Yesterday the Act achieved final approval from the Ontario government. First of its kind in Canada! http…
When did the London Olympic games and Paralympic Act 2006 receive Royal Assent?
Thanks. So, Chapter 27= the 27th bill in year X to have obtained Royal Assent & therefore become Act of law.
Each act is given a sequential chapter number based on the order of royal assent. Annual statute books are published.
Introduced as Private Member's Bill by Sydney Silverman MP, the Murder (Abolition of Act 1965 gained Royal…
Kent’s largest community-owned renewable project in race to beat Royal Assent. via
NEW The Reasonableness of Bringing in a Bill, in Order for the Royal Assent, to
Royal Assent 8 November but came into force on this day 1965
Yippee! Royal Assent for the British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill to become an Act has been confirmed today! BSL (Scotland) Act 2015!
ICYMI: Bill recognising Aborginal ppl in constitution was given Royal Assent by Governor
The Planning (Wales) Bill this week received Royal Assent. Read more news in Wales this week here:
Bill C-377 has received Royal Assent. How should benefit plan sponsors respond?
Lt.-Gov. Frank Lewis now giving royal assent to bills.
"Weeks" a stretch given bill not due til early 2016. Royal assent by end of 2016.
Planning (Wales) Bill became an Act today after receiving Royal Assent
TIL Sir Walter Raleigh's, founder of the Roanoke colony, son was initially denied royal assent by the King because …
We know, per Galati, that the GG's granting of Royal Assent to bill isn't reviewable under s.18. Also, HoC isn't a s.2 tribunal.
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Delighted has received Royal Assent to become an MP __thegrid I spoke to you and say hello properly! Data Charity Shop I have to
The Infrastructure Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 12 February 2015 - what does this mean for |
July 9th : 1900 – Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom gives Royal Assent to an Act creating Australia thus...
The next step for the budget 2015 is to get Royal Assent and the Qatar Royal family will give it very soon.
Anyone know when the Finance Bill is due to get Royal Assent?
think they also need to question how will receive Royal Assent by end of year?
When is the Finance Bill expected to receive Royal Assent? Asked HMRC about a policy change, they said ask HoC!
As chair of FCM Rail Safety I'm pleased Bill C52 received Royal Assent. Thanks to all involved making Rail Safety a top prior…
Almost certainly. But it is now statute, with Royal Assent with subsumes any sources/consultations I would have thought.
9 July 1714 OS: Longitude Act gets Royal assent: leads to Board of Longitude. More in:
On 9 July 1900, Queen Victoria gave Royal Assent to the union of separate colonies in Australia under one government.
9 July 1900, Queen Victoria gave the Royal Assent to the Australian Federation Bill.
The Welsh Government's new Planning (Wales) Bill became an Act on 6th July 2015 having been granted Royal Assent by Her Majesty the Queen.
See Osborne Clarke for my estimate of Royal Assent for Summer Finance Bill 2015.
1900 - Queen Victoria gives royal assent to act creating Commonwealth of Australia thus uniting separate colonies on continent.
Royal Commission of Assent for Australia, 115 years ago today
On this day in 1900 Queen Victoria gave royal assent to the Constitution, creating the nation of Australia
Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act on 1/1/1901
Thank You Legislators!. Gov't of Canada welcomes Royal Assent. of the 'Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act'. http:…
Legislation to strengthen rail safety and accountability receives Royal Assent - Virtual Press Office (PR)
I wonder if the Governor-General will stand up for Canadians and refuse to give Royal Assent?
Since the Senate voted in favour of Bill Once the Governor General gives Royal Assent, it will become law
Royal Assent & the role of Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor in our legislative process
[TVNZ] Anti-Corruption bill given Royal Assent by Governor-General! A great day to be a Kiwi!
Royal Assent given to Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act, S.C. 2015, c. 9.
On May 3,1873, Royal Assent given to An Act to establish The Department of the Interior in Canada; evolution of the Northwest Territories
His Excellency the Governor General, just gave Royal Assent to the Rouge National Park Our Farmers protected! Great Day for community.
Bill 15 received Royal Assent. This means that dispute resolution will now be dealt with by the Licence Appeal Tribunal Act, 1999 instead o…
Absolutely delighted that the Control of Horses Bill has passed through the House of Lords today and just needs Royal Assent to become law!
The Ontario Legislature has passed the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, which extends the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) to unpaid co-op students and other unpaid learners. It received Royal Assent on November 20, 2014. Unpaid students, learners and trainees are now defined as “workers” under the OHSA, and have the same rights and duties as the paid workers they work alongside. They now have key rights under the OHSA, such as the right to know about workplace hazards and the right to refuse unsafe work. They have the same duties as paid workers, such as working in compliance with the OHSA and its regulations, operating equipment safely, and reporting any hazards or contraventions to the employer or supervisor. Unpaid co-op students participating in a work placement program approved by a school board or post-secondary institution, deserve the same health and safety protections as every other worker. Protecting young workers Many co-op students and other unpaid learners a ...
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Ontario Bill that ties increase in minimum wage to Consumer Price Index receives Royal Assent. .
Great 4 Canadians! "Vanessa’s Law is now Canada’s Law. The Governor General has given Royal Assent.
Not sure what you mean here - this text is already in the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act which got Royal Assent in June
It's official! The Governor General just gave his Royal Assent! Now everyone may not bring or wear backpacks or purses in stores.
421 – Emperor Theodosius II marries Aelia Eudocia. The wedding was celebrated at Constantinople (Byzantine Empire). 1099 – First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem begins. 1420 – Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independence of the Patriarchal State of Friuli. 1494 – Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas which divides the New World between the two countries. 1628 – The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, is granted the Royal Assent by Charles I and becomes law. 1654 – Louis XIV is crowned King of France. 1692 – Port Royal, Jamaica, was hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1,600 people were killed and 3,000 were seriously injured. 1776 – Richard Henry Lee presents the "Lee Resolution" to the Continental Congress. The motion was seconded by John Adams and led to the United States Declaration of Independence. 1788 – French Revolution: Day of the Tiles — civilians in Grenoble toss roof tiles and various objects ...
The “Fair” Elections Act received Royal Assent and became law only yesterday, but is already facing a Charter...
in 1900 the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Bill is given Royal Assent.
I think the Lieutenant Governor should be able to postpone Royal Assent pending a Provincial Supreme Court review if he thinks its necessary
Indeed it does. Galati thinks that he's a one-man French-style constitutional court & that the courts can block Royal Assent.
On Jun 13, 1898, Royal Assent given to the Yukon Territory Act; The Yukon Judicial District becomes a distinct territory from the NWTs
SUPPORT constitutional judgement of the "Fair Election Act" 23, written and rapidly being passed into law by those admitting guilt to wrongdoing during the 2006 election and refusing to co-operate in investigations of misuse of CIMS data base have refused to include investigators having the ability "to seek a court order to compel a witness to provide information." increasing powers of independent investigators, independence is being removed. Not Elections Canada investigating and reporting wrongdoing to Parliament any longer, but investigation through the Department of the Attorney General, a partisan politician. In the belief this and other sections of Bill-C23 must be judged as constitutional by the Supreme Court before becoming law, action has been taken. The following OPEN LETTER has been sent to the Governor General urging him to ensure this be done before giving Royal Assent. Should he choose not to sign Bill C-23 into law be prepared to work toward acting to have this Harper deemed "Fair Electi .. ...
Last week, on 14 May, the Immigration Act 2014 was given Royal Assent. According to the Home Office, the Act will 'ensure our immigration system is fairer to British citizens and legitimate migrants,' while being 'tougher on those with no right to be here.' Indeed, Home Secretary Theresa May was explicit when the Bill was introduced that its purpose is to create a 'hostile environment' for migrants in the UK. Unsurprisingly, then, the passage of the Bill has been controversial and heavily criticised. Pressure groups such as Migrants' Rights Network have called the Bill unfair and unworkable, while Movement Against Xenophobia damningly crowned it as 'the most racist and discriminatory piece of legislation' seen in many years.
The DDA Watch Guide to Important Changes in Dog Law – Part 1 of 2: The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 received Royal Assent (passed as a new law) on the 13th of March 2014. Conta
Nope. ECA1972 was unconstitutional & unlawful. It should never have received Royal Assent.
Place-of-consumption licensing has become law after legislation was granted Royal Assent. Big changes for operators!
A useful summary of the provisions in the Immigration Act, which has now received royal assent, courtesy of Saira Grant of the JCWI and MAX. It makes pretty grim reading...
Well when is David Cameron going to get the current unelected Government dissolved by Royal Assent? All he has to do is extract his head from his *** and pick up the phone and book an appointment woth the Queen!!! He and the government have had a vote of no confidence in their policies in the local government elections!!
ah right! It was probably too subtle. I'll be writing about the Immigration Bill which has now received Royal Assent soon.
"La Reine le veult". Delighted to be in the House of Lords to hear Royal Assent for the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. It…
Last Wednesday, the controversial Immigration Bill passed through both House of Parliament and received Royal Assent, becoming the Immigration Act.
DID YOU KNOW that on this day on May 23, 1541 - Jacques Cartier leaves on his third voyage, with five ships and 1500 men, including Guyon, Count de Beaupré; he is ordered to prepare the way for Roberval's colony; drinking water runs out on a miserable three month crossing; after a disastrous year at Québec, he will countermand Roberval's orders and return to France. St-Malo, France May 23, 1633 - Samuel de Champlain appointed Governor of New France; by royal edict, only Roman Catholic settlers will be permitted permanent residence within New France; end of 30 years of colonization by Huguenots. Paris, France May 23, 1873 - Act Establishing the North-West Mounted Police receives Royal Assent: introduced May 3, 1873; did not immediately establish the NWMP, as it was merely an emergency measure to move the first Dominion police into the Northwest Territories. Originally, the name was to be the North West Mounted Rifles, but it was argued the name sounded too military and might arouse the Americans. Ottawa, ...
The new Intellectual Property Act received Royal Assent on 15 May, better protecting the rights of UK businesses.
The controversial Immigration Bill received Royal Assent on 14 May and is now set to become law as the...
Thai Military Coup Day 2 9.10PM: For all the people messaging me regarding my safety, let me assure you the city is the SAFEST it has been all year, just a lot less user friendly. We have had anarchy in this town all year with protestors taking over intersections, grenade attacks at depressingly regular intervals and well over 20 people dead. So the city is now safe if one plays by the rules, just not much fun! 9.00PM Interesting snippet: the coup and resulting government have not yet received royal assent but documents have been dispatched for signing apparently. 8.30PM: Traffic gridlocked across Bangkok once again as people try to beat the curfew home. Thai TV has been partially restored: True is only carrying the military channel 5 across all its 200 channels in Bangkok but Channel 3 and others appear to be broadcasting normally via standard digital. The major resistance to the coup so far appears to be an anti-coup demonstration numbering 300 people or so at MBK which has now dispersed. Yingluck and o ...
You missed Provincial Dirt...Newdale Soil was granted Royal Assent in June 2010.
Some big changes are coming to the United Kingdom Gambling Act after royal assent was given to a major amendment to this key law.
no he did it privately. Royal assent is nothing more than a rubber stamp.
Aye, the last stage of legislation is 'Royal Assent'
has NOT got Royal assent, BUT Maplin Airport did in 1973 and was scrapped post GE. It's not over!
Courtesy of Neil Pickett; Let's go to a Law Dictionary, and look up a definition for The Common Law. It really doesn't matter which one, because they all say pretty much the same thing, such as: "That part of the law of England formulated, developed and administered by the old common law courts based originally on the common customs of the country, and unwritten. It is opposed to equity (the body of rules administered by the Court of Chancery); to statute law (the law laid down by Acts of Parliament); to special law (the law administered by special courts such as ecclesiastical law and the law merchant); and the civil law (the law of Rome). It is 'the commonsense of the community, crystalised and formulated by our forefathers'. It is not local law, nor the result of legislation". the word lawful specifically applies to actions or omissions which are just and fair, where as the word legal refers specifically to actions or omissions which are in accord with the legislation, be they just and fair or otherwis ...
The Human Rights Act only received Royal Assent 16 years ago, & only really came into force 14 years ago. That's remarkably recent man wth
New Care Act introduces a duty to promote wellbeing in all decisions regarding an individual's care needs
Royal assent the monarch gives it's approval it can not decline and the last monarch to do so was Queen Anne Scottish militia act 1706
Changes to the NHS data-sharing scheme now make it fit for purpose, writes NHS England’s information director Tim Kelsey Last week the Care Bill received Royal Assent and became the Care Act and for the first time we have a clear, statutory basis for sharing information that will enable us to track patient outcomes across health and care services. To me this feels like a real milestone for patients, clinicians and researchers. The new law means that a person’s data can only be shared and analysed when there is a benefit to healthcare, never for other purposes, and that all uses will be scrutinised with full transparency by an independent statutory body. In addition, there will now be a legal basis for people to stop their data being shared if they wish to. These legal safeguards were introduced as a direct result of concerns about the safeguards around data sharing in the NHS raised in light of the initiative. is a programme to link data across all care services, starting with hosp ...
Reforming the water market - the 2014 gains Royal Assent making provisions for affordable flood insurance. .
The Imigration Bill comes into force from October 2014, are your prepared? Royal Assent has been given
22 May 1868 - Ottawa Ontario - Minister of Militia and Defense George-Etienne Cartier gets Royal Assent for first Canadian Militia Bill
On the 14th May 2014 the Care Bill was given Royal Assent. This will have an impact on social care as a whole.
The Care Act has recently attained royal assent - but what will this mean for adult social work?
Some folks wonder about copyrights and trademarking of ones personal Arms, whichI can only speak for Canada but if one checks their own country laws you should be able to protect your intellectual property of ARms /COA ; Canada passed / amended it's trademark laws and Copyrights allow for full protection, but again if some fool in some back woods area of timbuckToo wished to abuse and use your COA you would have to seek stop order via Misuse of your Register and copyrighted COA to their country if their county even has reciprocal laws to help in this matter. Anyhow ; Copyrighting ones arms is easy in Canada and cost $50 and can be done online. Trademark is a bit more, here is the info on that : Trademark Protection The protection of Canadian heraldry under the Trade-marks Act In 1993, the Governor General gave Royal Assent to an Act amending the Trade-Marks Act and several other pieces of legislation relating to intellectual property. These changes have made it possible for Canadian armigers to obtain s . ...
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History Today in History 22/5/1868 The Militia Bill is given royal assent, providing for an Active Militia and the division of the country into military districts. 22/5/1931 HMCS SAGUENAY is commissioned at Portsmouth-one of the first ships built for the RCN.
After months of parliamentary debate and scrutiny, on 14 May 2014, the Intellectual Property Bill received Royal Assent and became the Intellectual Property Act 2014 (the Act).
How will adult social work be affected by the new Care Act?
Royal Assent is the name for the method by which any constitutional monarch formally approves an act of his, her or their nation's parliament, thus making it a law or letting it be promulgated as law. In the vast majority of contemporary monarchies, this act is considered to be little more than a fo…
What does the Care Act mean for adult social work? TCSW Adults Faculty member Richard Cattell explains http…
Due to the June 12 election, Bill 18 - the Hawkins Gignac Act (mandatory Carbon Monoxide Detectors) has not reach its Royal Assent status...
COPIED FROM Anaphylaxis Canada web page: Many of you may already be aware of a statement made last month by the Honourable Liz Sandals, Minister of Education, to the Ontario Legislature. The Minister announced the launch of a needs assessment to be conducted by Ophea (the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association), that will review how medical conditions of students – such as anaphylaxis, asthma, diabetes, and epilepsy – are being managed in publicly-funded schools in Ontario. You can read the statement in the Hansard transcripts and also Ophea’s press release about this initiative. We are pleased to see that the government is looking at health conditions that affect children and how our children can be better supported in our schools. However, we are disappointed that there is no mention of Sabrina’s Law, and we are concerned about what this may mean for its future status. The Private Members Bill, sponsored by Dave Levac, Bill 3: An act to protect anaphylactic pupils, was passed into Roy ...
The Care Act 2014received Royal Assent on 14 May, bringing into force the Law Commission's recommendations for reform of adult social care. The Act implements over 95 per cent of the Commission's 2011 report, Adult Social Care, which recommended the most far-reaching reforms of adult social care law…
Intellectual Property Act Gets Royal Assent - As of October 2014, people who intentionally copy UK-registered...
So the Care Act 2014 received Royal Assent this month. Hmmm should be interesting to see the impact on care planning http:…
I have to add that the Queen has the power to stop leg. via Royal Assent
Am biased, cos written by my mate, but this is a great article on the value that social work brings to integration:
The Care Act 2014 (which caps an individual's contribution to the cost of long-term care) received royal assent on 14 May.
The Care Act receives royal assent – what does this mean for adult social work?
New Brunswick became the 9th Canadian province to enact lobbying transparency legislation as Bill 2 (Lobbyists' Registration Act) received Royal Assent today
Care Act 2014 receives Royal Assent, implementing 95% of our recommendations for reform of adult social care:
Co-operative and Community Societies Act 2014 receives Royal Assent, implementing our consolidation recommendations:
On this date in 1870... ...after the Red River Rebellion (led by Louis Riel), the concerns of the Metis population and the white settlers in the Red River Valley were taken into account with the Federal government passing the Manitoba Act and received Royal Assent. Therefore, the fifth province of Canada, Manitoba (an Assiniboine word meaning "lake on the prairie" or an Ojibway word meaning "the narrows of the Great Spirit Manitou") entered Confederation. However, the government did not keep its promise to provide land for the Metis so they fled west (where tempers would flare again under Louis Riel's leadership and spawn another rebellion fifteen years later). In 1870, it was a small province only 1/18 its present size. A land dispute between Ontario and Manitoba saw most of its prospective territory given to Northern Ontario in 1889. However, by 1912, Manitoba grew to its current size as territory was carved out of the North West Territories and added to the province.
The Children & Families Bill received Royal Assent today. Welcome support in the new Act for mediation.
The Children & Families Act 2014 gains Royal Assent today - read more here
Watch: the Proclamation of the Lord Prime Minister of the Royal Assent to His Official Actions. Youtube
Constitutional monarchy Constitutional monarchy is a form of democratic government in which a nonpolitical monarch acts as head of state within the boundaries of a constitution, whether written or unwritten. While the monarch may hold formal reserve powers and while government officially takes place in the monarch's name, they do not set public policy or choose political leaders. Political scientist Vernon Bogdanor, paraphrasing Thomas Macaulay, has defined a constitutional monarch as "a sovereign who reigns but does not rule." This form of government differs from absolute monarchy, in which the monarch controls political decision-making and is not effectively bound by a constitutional order. Constitutional monarchies are sometimes referred to as limited monarchies, crowned republics or parliamentary monarchies. In additional to acting as a visible symbol of national unity, a constitutional monarch may hold formal powers such as dissolving parliament or giving Royal Assent to legislation. However, the exe ...
Feature: The top 16 stories that changed LGBT life in the UK in 2013 December the 22nd, 2013. By: Joseph Patrick McCormick Source: As 2013 draws to a close, PinkNews looks back at the stories which have had the biggest impact on the life of LGBT people in the UK in the last year (and some which just raised a lot of eyebrows). While we cannot claim a thoroughly scientific approach to the rankings, the stories are ordered through a combination of how widely read they were, how much debate they provoked, and our own editorial judgement as to the effect they will have on LGBT life. We already brought you thirteen stories which meant 2013 was the biggest year for coming out so far, so now in no particular order, we bring you another thirteen we have chosen as the top UK stories. Equal marriage is legalised in England and Wales Of course the first, and one of the most important things to happen in 2013 was when equal marriage was legalised in England and Wales. The Queen’s Royal Assent was gran ...
Scottish independence referendum, 2014. The Scottish Government will hold a referendum of Scotland's electorate, on the issue of independence from the United Kingdom, on Thursday 18 September 2014 following an agreement between the Scottish Government and HM Government. The Scottish Independence Referendum Bill, setting out the arrangements for this referendum, was put forward on 21 March 2013. The question asked in the referendum will be "Should Scotland be an independent country?" The Bill was passed by the Parliament on 14 November 2013 and received Royal Assent on 17 December 2013.
Time for the Queen to get her teeth into the capacity mechanism as ministers prepare the Energy Bill for Royal Assent
Pleased to announce Bill 34 received Royal Assent today, giving AB a modern marketing agency for its resources htt…
Queen Elizabeth gives Royal Assent to same-sex marriage bill, officially making it law in England and Wales!
. Executive Summary This report examines the role played by British intelligence and the British Army in collusion with the IRA and other paramilitary terrorist organizations in supplying weapons and explosives, allowing bombings to go forward, and even committing murder in the name of “fighting terror.” 2. The Original IRA The original Irish Republican Army (IRA) was in existence from 1916 until 1923. It was created at a time when the Irish were demanding Home Rule. The Government of Ireland Act was passed in 1914, giving Royal Assent to a form of Irish provisional government. However, its implementation was postponed until after World War I. The Easter Rising The Easter Rising occurred in Dublin on April 24, 1916, where Irish rebels demanding independence fought for a week, ultimately surrendering. The British oppressed the rebellion with 15,000 troops, and roughly 500 people were killed, half of which were innocent bystanders. The IRA and Sinn Féin On October 27, 1917, the Irish Volunteers, who we ...
First there was standard time.   For millennia, people have measured time based on the position of the sun -it was noon when the sun was highest in the sky. Sundials were used well into the Middle Ages, when mechanical clocks began to appear. Cities would set their town clock by measuring the position of the sun, but every city would be on a slightly different time.   The time indicated by the apparent sun on a sun dial is called Apparent Solar Time, or true local time. The time shown by the fictitious sun is called Mean Solar Time, or local mean time when measured in terms of any longitudinal meridian.   Standard time begins in Britain   Britain was the first country to set the time throughout a region to one standard time. The railways cared most about the inconsistencies of localmean time, and they forced a uniform time on the country. The original idea was credited to Dr. William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828) and was popularized by Abraham Follett Osler (1808-1903). The first railway to adopt London ...
Soon after the Great Rebellion was over, and this Nation was in the height of reconstruction...a young man..a musician by trade . A musician who hailed from lower Canada and served with great distinction in the U.S. Army. 4th Rhodes Island Vol Infantry. A man who was wounded on the fields at Antietam and would--while on the mend, stand his ground on the fields near the Peach Orchards of Gettysburg. as a flanking unit of Lt Col George A. Custer and a 400 member Cuban contingent, as the Battle of south Cavalry filed took shape. That man would later pen the music to a poem , that would become the 2nd National of any country. His name --Calixia LaVallee ..the tune O' Canada. This man 's army records have been altered by the U.S. Army , however, the Canadian Archives not only provided me his record--but also his photo in Uniform "O Canada" is the national anthem of Canada. The song was originally commissioned by Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Théodore Robitaille for the 1880 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day ceremo ...
Deadline for application of schools reform put back to five years SPAIN'S ministry of education has agreed to put of parts of its controversial schools reform for five years, until 2017, in light of mass countrywide protests and classroom strikes. Instead of coming into effect for the start of the academic year 2015-2016, it will now wait until that of 2017-2018. Among the measures agreed upon by the PP government in response to clamouring for radical amendments to the new law by the opposition is the fact that religious education (RE) will not be compulsory for any student – although it will indeed be compulsory for schools to teach it, from a Catholic viewpoint. This is in accordance with an agreement the Spanish State allegedly has with the Vatican, or Holy See, but Spain has refused to make RE a mandatory subject for all students as the Episcopal Conference demands. And the issue of bilingual education in regions with a co-official language in addition to Castilian Spanish has been modified. Regiona ...
And the Governor General has officially given the royal assent! Just a few minutes ago, Bill is now an official law!
The Governor General is going to adjust the signing of royal assent tomorrow evening! Stay tuned, for it will be on the ABC news
Bill C-218 has Royal Assent and is now law! It's in the hands of the branch from here on out :)
Bill C-66 has been given royal assent from the Governor General, the honorable David Johnston
Bill C-66 has been sent to the government general for royal assent
A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour ofegal in Britain after royal assent bit,ly14YTnQI
Ernie Hardeman's Hawkins-Gignac bill was passed unanimously 2nd reading by the legislature yesterday. Should receive Royal assent and become law by December 12th. Nice.
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