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Question 1: Orders-in-Council were controversially used in 2004 to overturn a court ruling in England which held that the exile of the Chagossian islanders from the ________ (BIOT) was unlawful.
MayotteBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryTristan da CunhaSaint Helena

Question 2: In the ________ this legislation is formally made in the name of the Queen by the Privy Council (Queen-in-Council), but in other countries the terminology may vary.
EnglandUnited KingdomCanadaWales

Question 3: Traditionally, Orders-in-Council are used as a way for the ________ to make political appointments, but they can also be used to issue simple laws as a sort of decree.
Prime ministerAngela MerkelSilvio BerlusconiGordon Brown

Question 4: Under the Government of Wales Act 2006, ________ to Measures of the National Assembly for Wales is given by Order-in-Council, but this is not done by Statutory Instrument but in a form similar to that of a prerogative Order.
Royal AssentReserve powerSpainUnited Kingdom

Question 5: Professor Ramsay, of the ________, says that in Canada there is no formal requirement to deposit Orders-in-Council with a registrar of regulations.
University of British Columbia Faculty of LawUniversity of British ColumbiaLiu Institute for Global IssuesMcGill University

Question 6: After the British Empire entered ________ on the Allied side, an Order-in-Council was made in Canada for the registration, and in certain cases for the internment, of aliens of "enemy nationality".
World War IArmenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)Caucasus Campaign

Question 7: In the ________ orders are formally made in the name of the Queen by the Privy Council (Queen-in-Council).
United KingdomCanadaEnglandWales

Question 8: For much of the period from 1972 to 2007 much ________ legislation was made by Order-in-Council.
ScotlandUnited KingdomIrish peopleNorthern Ireland

Question 9: Two principal types of Order-in-Council exist: Orders-in-Council whereby the Queen-in-Council exercises the Royal Prerogative, and Orders-in-Council made in accordance with an ________.
LawLegal systems of the worldCommon lawAct of Parliament

Question 10: From 2007, legislation put before the ________ will be enacted through Orders-in-Council after following the affirmative resolution procedure.
Rhodri MorganPlaid CymruWelsh Assembly GovernmentNational Assembly for Wales


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