One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- (in the UK) in the reign of a king, the term for Queen in Council
- ‘In 1258 the Provisions of Oxford forbade the issue of new writs without the permission of the King in Council.’
- ‘Why bother with having constitutional amendments brought to the King in Council for promulgation?’
- ‘Judges are appointed by the King in Council on the recommendation of the Ministry of Justice.’
- ‘This Act was confirmed and finally enacted by an Order of the King in Council dated 30th May 1832, and published and declared in the Province on 19th September 1832.’
- ‘When his address to the King in Council received no action, he sent another, discreetly chiding the Council for their neglect of the King's business.’
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