Great Council of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

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The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

Dutch : De Grote Raad van het Gemenebest van Marie Byrd Land Spanish : El gran consejo de la Commonwealth de Marie Byrd Land

Welsh : Cyngor Mawr Cymanwlad Tir Marie Byrd
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Type
Type Great Council of State
Houses The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land
Leadership
President of The Great Council Prince Terence Duke of Begley
since 24 February 2004
Lord Speaker Baroness of Mount Begley, Lord Speaker independent
since 10 February 2017
Structure
Members 27 members


The Great Council is under the authority of The Monarch. The Cabinet exists from the members of The Great Council and are appointed to positions by The Monarch or Via Governor General. The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land has got no political parties and all members are interdependent.

Composition

The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land usually known simply as The Great Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land, Its membership mainly comprises Members of the House of Lords. The Great Council formally advises to regulate certain public institutions. The Great Council advises the sovereign on the issuing of Royal Charters, which are used to grant special status to incorporated bodies, and city or borough status to local authorities. The Great Council are the High Court of Appeal for the entire The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land, and can to hear appeals from the Crown Dependencies , independent Commonwealth states. until the 1st March 2012 The The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land was known has The House Of Lords Of The Kingdom of Grant Island.

The Great Council is empowered to issue orders in council to regulate the internal functions and operations of the Great Council . Outside of these regulations the Great Council has no legislative power. The Grate Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Reform act 2018 lays out he operating and functioning of the Great Council of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land.

Powers of The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Grate Council deals with a wide range of matters, which also includes

  • It may have specific powers is the formulating of law.
  • It may give advice and consent to some executive decisions (e.g. appointments of Deputy cabinet ministers, judges or ambassadors).
  • It may have the sole power to try impeachments against officials of the executive, following enabling resolutions passed by the Grate Council by Vote.
  • It may have the sole power to ratify treaties for Crown approval.
  • It Is A Appeal court
  • It can form Committees and hold meetings to Give advice to the monarch
  • university and livery company statutes.
  • the grant of academic degree-awarding
  • coinage and dates of bank holidays.
  • It can form Committees and hold meetings to give advice to the monarch

The sovereign exercises executive authority by making Orders in Council upon the advice of the Council. Orders-in-Council, which are drafted by the government rather than by the sovereign, are secondary legislation and are used to make government regulations and to make government appointments. Orders-in-Council are used to grant Royal Assent for Measures of the Grate Assembly for Special Administrative Regions, and laws passed to determine whether decisions made are appropriate to be implemented by the assigned minister. The Roles and powers of each Ministers & secretaries are further laid out in The Cabinet Standing Orders.

Standing Committees

The Council shall form and comprises a number of Standing Committees with 4 to 6 Members of the house sitting on each Committee.

  • Baronetage Committee
  • The Grate Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land
  • Committee for the Commonwealth Affairs
  • Committee for the Foreign Affairs
  • Committee for Special Administrative Regions
  • Judicial Committee of the Grate Council
  • Education Committee

The Grate Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Reform act 2018

The Grate Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Reform act 2018 is the First law of its kind to be enacted in An Act for the Union of of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and its Special Administrative region Territory's. with provisions this act has been retained permanently on the statute books. The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land act 2010 and all other Acts sections Referring to the Grate Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land are to be repealed and replaced with the this act.

Members of The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

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The Council Shall Have 27 Members and seniority of members of the Grate Council are as follows.

  • 1X Minister for the Crown
  • 1X Lords Speaker
  • 1X President of the Council
  • 6X Government Ministers
  • 14X Lords Temporal
  • 4X Lords Spiritual.

The Leadership of The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is split in to Three Offices The Lord Speaker of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land The President of The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and Minister For Crown of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Lord Speaker

The Lord Speaker of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is the presiding officer of The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and Head Judge of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. The main functions of the Lord Speaker are to take the chair in debates held in the chamber of The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land, to advise the Great Council on procedural rules, its members, to speak for the Great Council on ceremonial occasions, and to represent the Great Council as its ambassador in The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Minister For Crown

The Minister For Crown of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is the Sovereign's Head of Civil Service and also Holds the Rank of Grand Admiral and is the Chief of The General Staff For Armed Forces of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land.

The Minister For Crown has the Sovereign's right to act directly on the Sovereign's authority on maters of the Sovereign's desire.

The Minister For Crown Is Chief of the General Staff of The Royal Armed Forces of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land ..

The Minister For Crown Also has the same The Supervisory Authority for all Governor Generals and Head of Civil Service however The Minister For Crown Can be Made Prime Minister of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and President of The Grand Council by Sovereign a Deputy Minister of the Crown will be appointed to over see The Supervisory Authority for all Governor Generals and will be named Minister of The Crown For Civil Service & Governor Generals

The President of The Council

The President of The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is The Leader of the The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and is also Prime Minister of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and is appointed by the Sovereign.

The President of The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is responsible for arranging government business in the Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. The role is always held in combination with a formal position of Prime Minister of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and is also Lord President of the Council, Lord Privy Seal The President of the House has the responsibility of reminding the Great Council of these rules and facilitating the Great Council self-regulation, though any member may draw attention to breaches of order or failure to observe customs. The President is often called upon to advise on procedures and points of order and is required to determine the order of speakers on Supplementary Questions, subject to the wishes of the Grate Council. However, like the Lord Speaker, the President of the Great Council has no power to rule on points of order or to intervene during an inappropriate speech.

H.M Government

H.M Government members of the Grate Council The term is used to differentiate these member who are Members of The Grate Cabinet of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land.

Lords Temporal

Lords Temporal are secular members of the Grate Council The term is used to differentiate these member who are either life peers or hereditary peers, although the life right to sit in on the Council is Granted by election of the Grate Council.

Lords Spiritual

The Lords Spiritual are made up of the Archbishops of Grant Island and of Baby and Beverly, the Bishops of Shepperd island, St Bartholomäus. The Lords Spiritual have no party affiliation, they do not sit on the cross benches, their seats being on the Government side of the Lords Chamber As such, their seats are on the right-hand side of the throne, representing the fact that they, of all the members of the House of Lords, are the most loyal to the Crown.

Rights of a Member

Rights of the members of the Great Council of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land are has Follows.

  • Article 5.0 – A Member of the Grate Council as a whole is termed "The Most Honourable" whilst its members individually.
  • Article 5.1 - Each Grand Counsellor has the right of personal access to the sovereign. Peers were considered to enjoy this right individually
  • Article 5.2 - Only Grate Counsellors can signify royal consent to the examination of a Bill affecting the rights of the Crown.
  • Article 5.3 -. Members of the Grate Council are privileged to be given advance notice of any prime ministerial decision to commit HM Armed Forces in enemy action.
  • Article 5.4 - Grate Council Members are accorded a formal rank of precedence, if not already having a higher one. At the beginning of each new Parliament, and at the discretion of the Speaker, those members of the Lord Temporal who are Grate Counsellors usually take the oath of allegiance before all other members except the Speaker and the Minister For the Crown, who is the most senior member of the Council. Should a Grate Counsellor
  • Article 5.5 - H.M. Government members are not supposed to exert influence over the Speaker.
  • Article 5.6 - All those sworn of the Grate Council below the rank of marquess, including barons, viscounts and earls, are accorded the style "The Right Honourable"; Grate counsellor non-royal dukes are styled "The Most Noble" and marquesses, "The Most Honourable". the post-nominal letters "GC" in a social style of address for peers who are Grate Counsellors.
  • Article 5.7 - The Ministry of Justice revises current practice of this convention from time to time.

See also

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