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Governor General

the representative of the Crown in Commonwealth countries.
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29, 1929, providing his recollections of the US governors general he knew.
In contrast to Crown acquiescence to avoid constitutional crises (as held by those in the school of Constitutional Peace), the sort of broad discretion suggested here gives more authority to Governors General than many might assume based on Canadian and Commonwealth practice.
Governors General themselves have contributed to this dialogue of confusion.
In Canada, a prime minister has never been dismissed; nor have governors general ever denied prorogation or commanded the summoning of Parliament without prime ministerial advice.
Furthermore, she has researched carefully into the details and minutiae of the activities and decision-making of the five governors general of that thirty-one-year period.
Canada's governors general, 1847-1878; biography and constitutional evolution.
Heritage Department officials stated that no previous governors general had refused the Bible.
Some governors general have refused prime ministers' resignations in a minority government situation, and ordered certain said prime ministers to forge a coalition with another party to continue governing.
really a commission to Governors General, transferred to them the duty