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R E S O L U TIONS

AGREED TO

By the Lords Spiritual and Temporal,

and Commons,

PRESENTED TO

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS

THE PRINCE OF WALES.

WITH

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS'S

ANSWER.

B

RESOLUTIONS, &c.

Die Jovis, 10 Januarij 1811.

RESOLVED, That a Committee be appointed to

attend His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, with the Resolutions which have been agreed to by the Lords and Commons, for the Purpose of supplying the Defect of the personal Exercise of the Royal Authority during His Majesty's Illness, by empowering His Royal Highness to exercise such Authority in the Name and on the Behalf of His Majesty, subject to the Limitations and Restrictions which the Circumstances of the Case appear at present to require; and that the Committee do express the Hopes which the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, entertain that His Royal Highness, from His Regard to the Interests of His Majesty and the Nation, will be ready to undertake the weighty and important Trust proposed to be invested in His Royal Highness, as soon as an Act of Parliament shall have been passed for carrying the said Refolutions into Effect.

The said Resolutions are as follow: RESOLVED, That, for the Purpose of providing for the Exercise of the Royal Authority, during the Continuance of His Majesty's Illness, in such Manner, B 2

and

and to such Extent, as the present Circumstances, and the urgent Concerns of the Nation appear to require; it is expedient that His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, being resident within the Realm, shall be empowered to exercise and administer the Royal Authority, according to the Laws and Constitution of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in the Name and on the Behalf of His Majesty, and under the Stile and Title of Regent of the Kingdom, and to use, execute, and perform, in the Name' and on the Behalf of His Majesty, all Authorities, Prerogatives, Aets of Government, and Administration of the same, which belong to the King of this Realm to use, execute, and perform, according to the Laws thereof, subject to such Limitations and Exceptions as shall be provided.

RESOLVED, That, for a Time to be limited, the Power fo to be given to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales shall not extend to the granting of any Rank or Dignity of the Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or of Ireland, to any Person whatever.

RESOLVED, That, for a Time to be limited, the faid Powers should not extend to the granting of any

Office whatever in Reversion, or to the granting of any Office, Salary, or Pension, for any other Term than during His Majesty's Pleasure, except such Offices as are by Law required to be granted for Life, or during good Behaviour.

RESOLVED, That such Part of His Majesty's Personal Property as is not now vested in Trustees, should be vested in Trustees, for the Use and Benefit of His Majesty.

RESOLVED, That the Care of His Majesty's Royal Person, during the Continuance of His Ma.

jesty's

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