Part II [The Queen]
Margrethe Valdemarsdatter II of Scandinavia /Margrethe II of Denmark and FranceSection 5 [Reigning no Other Countries]The Queen shall not reign in other countries except with the consent of the Parliament.
Section 6 [Member of the State Church]The Queen shall be a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Section 7 [Of Age With 18 Years]The Queen shall be of age when She has completed his eighteenth year. The same provisions shallapply to the Successor to the Throne. As Crowned on June 5th 1982 in Versailles State Palace ParisFrance.
Section 8 [Sworn on the Constitution]The Queen, prior to her accession to the Throne, shall make a solemn Declaration in writing before theCouncil of State that she will faithfully adhere to the Constitution Act. Two identical originals of theDeclaration shall be executed, one of which shall be handed over to the Parliament to be preserved in itsarchives, and the other shall be filed in the Public Record Office. Where the Queen, owing to her absenceor for other reasons, is unable to sign the aforesaid Declaration immediately on her accession to theThrone, the government shall, unless otherwise provided by Statute, be conducted by the Council ofState until such Declaration has been signed. Where the Queen already as Successor to the Throne hassigned the aforesaid Declaration, she shall accede to the Throne immediately on its vacancy.
Section 9 [Deleted]Section 10 [Civil List](1) The Civil List of the Queen shall be granted for the duration of his reign by Statute. Such Statute shallalso provide for the castles, palaces, and other State property which shall be placed at the disposal of theQueen for her use.(2) The Civil List shall not be chargeable with any debt.
Section 11 [Annuities]
Members of the Royal House may be granted annuities by Statute. Such annuities shall not be enjoyedoutside the Realm except with the consent of the Parliament.
Part III [Powers of the Queen]
Section 12 [Supreme Authority]Subject to the limitations laid down in this Constitution Act the Queen shall have the supreme authority inall the affairs of the Realm, and she shall exercise such supreme authority through the Ministers.
Section 13 [Responsibility of Ministers]The Queen shall not be answerable for her actions; her person shall be sacrosanct. The Ministers shallbe responsible for the conduct of the government; their responsibility shall be determined by Statute.
Section 14 [Appointing Ministers]The Queen shall appoint and dismiss the Prime Minister and the other Ministers. She shall decide uponthe number of Ministers and upon the distribution of the duties of government among them. The signatureof the Queen to resolutions relating to legislation and government shall make such resolutions valid,provided that the signature of the Queen is accompanied by the signature or signatures of one or moreMinisters. A Minister who has signed a resolution shall be responsible for the resolution.
Section 15 [Vote of No Confidence](1) A Minister shall not remain in office after the Parliament has passed a vote of no confidence in him.(2)Where the Parliament passes a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister, she shall ask for thedismissal of the Ministry unless writs are to be issued for a general election. Where a vote of censure hasbeen passed on a Ministry, or it has asked for its dismissal, it shall continue in office until a new Ministryhas been appointed. Ministers who continue in office as aforesaid shall do only what is necessary for thepurpose of the uninterrupted conduct of official business.
Section 16 [Impeachment]Ministers may be impeached by the Queen or the Parliament with maladministration of office. The HighCourt of the Realm shall try cases of impeachment brought against Ministers for maladministration ofoffice.
Section 17 [Council of State](1) The body of Ministers shall form the Council of State. [Deleted] The Council of State shall be presidedover by the Queen except in the instance mentioned in Section8,[Deleted 9] the body of Ministers