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One for the anti-royalists

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One for the anti-royalists

It is an offence to publish in writing any proposal advocating the abolishment of  the Monarchy in the UK..
This law states that legally, it’s an offence to attempt to remove the Sovereign from the throne or even to advocate doing this. The full text being, “it is an offence to deprive or depose the Queen from her established constitutional position – and to publish any writing or printing advocating such change”. This law was introduced in 1848 at the height of rebellion from the Chartists and Irish radicals. The offence is punishable by up to life imprisonment.
Apparently this law is still in force.
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Re: One for the anti-royalists

But clearly not enforced as Tony Blair once claimed he wanted rid of the monarchy before he came to power  Crazy
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I hereby duly retract any written word made by myself concerning the Monarchy which may be construed as treasonable Undecided
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Re: One for the anti-royalists

Off with his head Grin Grin
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Re: One for the anti-royalists

Quote from: AlaricAdair
It is an offence to publish in writing any proposal advocating the abolishment of  the Monarchy in the UK..
This law states that legally, it’s an offence to attempt to remove the Sovereign from the throne or even to advocate doing this. The full text being, “it is an offence to deprive or depose the Queen from her established constitutional position – and to publish any writing or printing advocating such change”. This law was introduced in 1848 at the height of rebellion from the Chartists and Irish radicals. The offence is punishable by up to life imprisonment.
Apparently this law is still in force.

Evidently it only applies to a female monarch. So as soon as Charlie is on the throne, that's when we act. OK? Wink