Monarchy of Queensland
|Supreme Head of the Queenslandian Nation|
|Type||elective federal monarch|
|Status||Elected, de facto in rotation|
|Residence||Helsmariehamn Palace, Province of Queensland|
|Appointer||Queenslandian Conference of Rulers|
|Term length||2 years|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of the Queensland|
|Inaugural holder||Elizabeth II (as the Queen of Queensland)|
|Formation||3 January 2015|
The Monarchy of Queensland, is a governing system in the Kingdom of Queensland in which the original constitution was enacted in 2016 The ownership of the person born after the King or the 1st born child of the King Inherited the throne Which will hold the position "Prince Crown" by the throne only when the King renounced the throne or passed away After that, the royal council will bring the Crown Prince to take up the post "The Monarchy of Queensland", but today the law has been amended by this amendment Let the owner of the Queenslandian Conference of Rulers choose The Supreme Head must be in the position for a maximum of 1 year and 6 months. After that, another person must be selected to be substituted. It will not allow those who have been elected before to be re-elected until after 1 year. If the abdication of the throne before completion of 1 year will be appointed persons who are elected as Deputy Supreme Head. Holding the position for the rest of the person who renounced the throne But if there is a death, a new election must be convened.
Rules for choosing the Monarchy
The electoral system is similar to the election of the Pope of Vatican City. But the difference is that there will not be a card burned as a signal but using the method of announcement through the palace windows With the following requirements
- If there is the election, the term selection option
1. Members of the royal assembly will come to attend the meeting by meeting in a secret room. In which there are 6 members of the Royal Assembly, consisting of important positions as follows:
- 1. Chairman of the Constitutional Council
- 2. Members from 4 states
- 3. Queensland governor
The meeting will be held by the meeting to consider the names of the royal family members. The meeting will take 1 hour. The selection of this name must be chosen in accordance with the current national situation.
2. When the list of names is finished Staff will close the door and close the curtain. Will be selected in the presence of "Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom" as the most respected King of Queensland And because it was the order of King George I because he wanted to be chosen, having to be chosen in front of important people Which will take a selection of 30 minutes. If there are no more than 1 in 3 points, must choose again For example ...
- Prince Andrews has 4 points
- Princess Elena has 2 points
- by Prince Andrew Has a leading vote, so will be chosen as the King
- Prince William has 3 points
- Prince Albert has 3 points
- The selection will be considered again.
3. If selection is complete The president of the constitutional court will make a statement through state channels and the president of the supreme court will read the announcement through the palace. And the name of the new king was announced as well When the announcement is finished The King will meet the people The flag of the King will be drawn above the palace as a declaration that "We have received the King."
4. The new king will perform an oath of allegiance on the same day that the king is elected.
The possibility of abdicating the throne
Since there are times when the monarch is in power for the most part. Which may have various effects on the country With the public speculating on various reasons Where the King of the Queensland Kingdom abdicates The primary reasons for the abdication are "sickness" and "domestic problems". For example: King George I abdicates due to "sick" where, by law, that illness may affect work. Which requires the regent to come up if 2 months have passed, no public presence The government will have a resolution to immediately discharge from office. But King George I decided to abdicate and give to his sister, Queen Victoria II ascends the throne instead.
Sort of the reign of Queenslandian Monarchy
Because the Queensland system will be listed in the order of the reigns, the reigns are counted after the name. In order to indicate how much a person holds the position. For example ...
- King George 1 = King of Queensland, reign 1
- Queen Victoria 2 = Queen of Queensland, reign 2
And will continue until the end of the royal family
- The names of the monarchs, the queen (the guardian of the land) and the queen (the spouse of the monarchs) are chosen from the royal address book, with 10 names that can be chosen. Name as follows
In which 1 - 7 belongs to men and 8 - 10 belong to women.
- "On April 29, 2020, Princess Victoria Elected to the position of head of state Traditionally, names must be selected in the name book of heads of state. But Princess Victoria Wanted to use the name "Charlotte" instead of "Victorian" as the first head of state to refuse to use the name in the head of state book."
Order of seniority of states
Since the first cycle of four Monarchy of Queensland the order among the eligible state rulers has followed the order established by that cycle, namely:
- 1. the Grand Ruler of Edinburgh City
- 2. the Grand Ruler of Elizabeth City
- 3. the Grand Ruler of Carl Gustaf City
- 4. the Grand Ruler of Sabah City
- 5. the Grand Ruler of Qaboos City
the Grand Ruler of Edinburgh City
|Princess Charlotte, Duchess of St Andrews||3 January 2015 - present||8 years, 31 days|
the Grand Ruler of Elizabeth City
|Princess Juliana, Duchess of Beauclerk||16 July 2015 - present||7 years, 202 days|
the Grand Ruler of Carl Gustaf City
|Prince Albert, Duke of Sembilan||3 January 2015 - present||8 years, 31 days|
the Grand Ruler of Sabah City
|Prince Frederick, Duke of Henrik||6 October 2020 - present||2 years, 120 days|
the Grand Ruler of Qaboos City
|Prince William, Duke of Ernest||25 March 2021 - present||1 year, 315 days|
The Monarchy of Queensland
The Queen of Queensland (2015 - 2016)
|-||Elizabeth II, Queen of Queensland||3 January 2015 - 13 January 2016 (1 year, 10 days)||She was the Queen in the De jure way of the Constitution of the State of Queensland and retired from her status as Queen of Queensland on 13 January 2016.|
Monarch of Queensland (2016-present)
|Portrait||Name||Term of office||State||Election||Note|
|Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|1||King George I of Queensland||13 January 2016||7 October 2017||1 year, 267 days||No election||Be the first monarch after the House of Commons passed a resolution allowing Queen Elizabeth II to vacate her position as head of Queensland and to King George I Be the head of state of Queensland by law and Abdicated on 7 October 2017.|
|2||Queen Victoria II of Queensland||7 October 2017||10 December 2017||64 days||No election||Abdicated on 10 December 2017|
|3||King George III of Queensland||10 December 2017||29 April 2020||2 years, 141 days||No election||Abdicated on 29 April 2020|
|4||Queen Charlotte IV of Queensland||29 April 2020||16 July 2020||78 days||23 April 2020||Abdicated on 16 July 2020|
|5||King Albert V of Queensland||16 July 2020||20 October 2020||96 days||15 July 2020||Abdicated on 20 October 2020|
|6||King Frederick VI of Queensland||20 October 2020||2 November 2020||13 days||19 October 2020||Abdicated on 2 November 2020|
|7||Queen Catherine VII of Queensland||3 November 2020||10 December 2020||37 days||3 November 2020||Abdicated on 10 December 2020|
|8||Queen Juliana VIII of Queensland||10 December 2020||10 February 2021||62 days||10 December 2020||Ended her tenure on 10 February 2021|
|9||King Edward IX of Queensland||12 February 2021||12 February 2022||1 year, 0 days||10 February 2021||Ended his tenure on 12 February 2022|
|10||Queen Benedikte X of Queensland||19 February 2022||17 November 2022||271 days||22 January 2022||Abdicated on 17 November 2022|
|11||King Albert, The Supreme Head XI||17 November 2022||Incumbent||76 days||11 November 2022|
Deputy Monarchy of Queensland
|1||Princess Charlotte,Duchess of St Andrews||16 November 2019 - 29 April 2020 (165 days)|
|2||Prince Albert,Duke of Sembilan||29 April 2020 - 16 July 2020 (78 days)|
|3||Princess Charlotte,Duchess of St Andrews||16 July 2020 - 13 August 2020 (28 days)|
|4||Prince Frederick,Duke of Henrik||13 August 2020 - 20 October 2020 (68 days)|
|5||Princess Charlotte,Duchess of St Andrews||20 October 2020 - 2 November 2020 (13 days)|
|6||Prince Albert,Duke of Sembilan||3 November 2020 - 10 December 2020 (37 days)|
|7||Princess Charlotte,Duchess of St Andrews||10 December 2020 - 10 February 2021 (62 days)|
|8||Princess Juliana,Duchess of Beauclerk||12 February 2021 - 19 February 2022 (1 year, 7 days)|
|9||Prince William, Duke of Ernest||19 February 2022 - present (349 days)|