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Union with Scotland (Amendment ) Act 1707

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Union with Scotland (Amendment ) Act 1707

1707 CHAPTER 40 6 Ann

X1An Act for rendring the Union of the Two Kingdoms more intire and complete.

One Privy Council for Great Britain. Whereas by Her Majesties great Wisdom and Goodness the Union of the two Kingdoms hath been happily effected and the whole Island is thereby subject to one Sovereignty and represented by one Parliament to the end therefore that the said Union may be rendred more complete and intire be it enacted by the Queens most Excellent Majesty by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons in this present Parliament assembled and by the Authority of the sameThatfrom and after the First day of May in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and eight the Queen’s Majesty Her Heirs and Successors shall have but one Privy Council in or for the Kingdom of Great Britain to be sworn to Her Majesty Her Heirs and Successors as Sovereigns of Great Britain and such Privy Council shall have the same Powers and Authorities as the Privy Council of England lawfully had used and exercised at the time of the Union and none other

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X1This Act is Chapter VI. 6 Ann in the Common printed Editions

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C1Short title given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

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