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Civil List Act 1936

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4Provision for His Royal Highness the Duke of York and his family

(1)There shall be paid to His Royal Highness the Duke of York during his life the yearly sum of twenty-five thousand pounds:

Provided that in respect of any period during which the Duchy of Cornwall is vested in His Majesty, and any period during which the Duke of Cornwall for the time being is a minor, no payment shall be made unless the net revenues of the Duchy for the year fall short, as respects the first period, of twenty-five thousand pounds and, as respects the second period, of fifty thousand pounds, and in the event of such a deficiency the rate of the payment shall not exceed an amount per annum equal to the deficiency.

(2)In the event of His Royal Highness the Duke of York predeceasing His Majesty, there shall be paid to the trustees hereinafter mentioned as a provision for the benefit of Her Royal Highness the Duchess of York and the children of Their Royal Highnesses, in respect of any period during which one of the children of Their Royal Highnesses is the Heir Presumptive to the Throne, the yearly sum of twenty-five thousand pounds.

(3)The trustees shall hold the sums paid to them under this section in trust for Her Royal Highness the Duchess of York and all or any one or more of the said children, in such shares, at such times and in such manner, and subject to such conditions and powers of revocation (including, if it is thought fit, a condition against alienation), as His present Majesty may by order, countersigned by the First Commissioner of His Majesty's Treasury and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, appoint:

Provided that any such appointment may be varied by another order made and countersigned in like manner.

(4)The yearly sum to be paid to His Royal Highness the Duke of York under this section shall be in addition to any sum payable to His Royal Highness by virtue of the provisions of section five of the Civil List Act, 1910.

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