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Demise of the Crown Act 1727

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Demise of the Crown Act 1727

1727 CHAPTER 5 1 Geo 2 St 1

An Act . . .F1 for altering and explaining the Acts of Parliament therein mentioned, in relation to qualifying Persons for continuing in Offices, . . .F2 after the Demise of his late Majesty, his Heirs and Successors . . .F1

Preamble. 1707 c. 41

Whereas by the Succession to theM1 Crown Act 1707 it was amongst other things enacted, that no office, place, or imployment, civil or military, within the kingdoms of Great Britain or Ireland, dominion of Wales, town of Berwick upon Tweed, isles of Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sarke, or any of her said late Majesty’s plantations, should become void by reason of the demise or death of her said late Majesty, her heirs or successors; but every person, in any of the offices, places, and imployments aforesaid, should continue in their respective offices, places, and imployments for the space of six months next after such death or demise, unless sooner removed and discharged by the next in succession, as in the said Act is expressed.

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