Minister of the Crown


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Minister of the Crown

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit any Government minister of cabinet rank
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I can understand the principle that the UK Government is trying to follow in terms of the requirement for minister of the crown consents where there is an impact on nondevolved areas, in exactly the same way that this National Assembly has to give consent where there's an impact on devolved areas of UK legislation is proposed.
the ACO does not have any authority to determine whether the Crown's duty to consult is triggered, then either a Minister of the Crown must make this determination or Alberta's Aboriginal consultation region is unconstitutional as there is no Crown body with authority to make this determination with respect to Crown decisions," states the application.
A Minister of the Crown is told by an independent body to repay PS46,000 of expenses and then a so-called 'independent' committee made up mainly of MPs overrules this and she has to pay back less than PS6,000.
The denial resulted in the exposure of a searing story of sex, suicide, intrigue and espionage - which demolished Profumo's world of red-leather despatch boxes, scrambler telephones and the panoply of a Minister of the Crown.
15, the now former minister wrote "While the letter was written with honourable intentions, I realize that it was not appropriate for me, as a Minister of the Crown, to write to the Tax Court.
Ministers had considered relying on existing powers - allowing disclosure for any functions of "a minister of the Crown or a government department" - but decided to make the situation watertight.
We simple-minded citizens expect a person accepting appointment as a Minister of the Crown to take the trouble to read and understand the Code and, as a man of honour, live by it.
We had a Minister of Defence, Adam Ingram, who admitted in an Edinburgh High Court action against me when he tried and failed to have another of my books pulped that HE, a minister of the crown, had once walked out with the Orange Order.
Our current government features a minister of the Crown who lied to Parliament and is allowed and encouraged to stay in power by the prime minister.
But you are a minister of the Crown and even when having one-to-one conversations with constituents in your surgery, you have to continue to act like one.
You might also think that a minister of the crown could write his own speeches.

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