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Succession to the Crown Act 1707

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VII Proviso for Prerogative to prorogue, &c. and for Stat. 6 & 7 W. & M. c. 2.E+W+S

Provided always and it is hereby declared That nothing in this Act contained shall extend or be construed to extend to alter or abridge the Power of the Queen Her Heires or Successors to prorogue [F1or dissolve] F2... Parliaments nor to repeal or make void One Act of Parliament made in England in the Sixth Year of the Reign of Their said late Majesties King William and Queen Mary intituled An Act for the frequent Meeting and calling of Parliaments but that the said Act shall continue in force in every thing that is not contrary to or inconsistent with the Direction of this Act and the said Act for the frequent Meeting and calling of Parliaments is hereby declared and enacted to extend to the Parliament of Great Britain as fully and effectually to all Intents Constructions and Purposes as if the same were herein and hereby particularly recited and enacted

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F2Words in s. 7 omitted (15.9.2011) by virtue of Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 (c. 14), s. 7(2), Sch. para. 1 (with s. 6)

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