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Shows how much I know

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/aug/31/secret-royal-veto-powers-exposed
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A little-known power enjoyed by the Queen and Prince of Wales to alter new laws is due to be exposed after the government lost a legal battle to keep details of its application private.
The information commissioner has ruled that the Cabinet Office must publish an internal Whitehall guide to the way the senior royals are consulted before legislation is introduced to ensure it does not harm their private interests.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/oct/30/prince-charles-offered-veto-legislation
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Ministers have been forced to seek permission from Prince Charles to pass at least a dozen government bills, according to a Guardian investigation into a secretive constitutional loophole that gives him the right to veto legislation that might affect his private interests.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/interactive/2011/oct/30/letter-marine-navigation-bill?intcmp=239 as an example