royal assent


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royal assent

the agreement of the monarch to a BILL becoming an Act of Parliament. It is a convention that the monarch shall so assent. For public bills, the Clerk of the Parliaments communicates the assent by the words ‘La reine le veult,’ different forms being used for money bills and private bills.
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Following Royal Assent, and subject to Parliamentary approval, the proposed legislation would allow adults to legally possess and use cannabis.
With the Bill having received Royal Assent on 4 May, which makes it an Act of Parliament, the Bank of England has confirmed that the MPC will be moving to this new schedule.
On the last day of the spring sitting, Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Elizabeth Dowdeswell, entered the chamber for a traditional ceremony of Royal Assent.
The right to request time to train received Royal Assent in November last year.
The Bill passed Stage 3 on 10 June 2009 and received Royal Assent on 14 July 2009.
The penalties are effective from the first accounting period starting after the date the finance bill 2009 receives royal assent.
1918: The Representation of the People Act received Royal Assent, granting the vote to women over 30.
The Government's climate change bill received royal assent this week.
A red box containing documents from the Cabinet and Commonwealth Office is delivered to the Queen every day, except Christmas, so she can give her royal assent before laws are passed.
The Criminal Evidence Bill will now go for Royal Assent.
The Apology Act received royal assent in the Manitoba legislature.
On June 13, the Ontario Labour Relations Statute Law Amendment Act, 2005 received Royal Assent and is now law.

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