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Posted By: Teribus
01-Dec-16 - 03:07 AM
Thread Name: BS: The best type of government
Subject: RE: BS: The best type of government
No Shaw not really, I answered the question you asked. Which was who would decide and define what an emergency was.

"but in practice would only do so in emergencies or where existing precedent does not adequately apply to the circumstances in question."

One obvious one that immediately springs to mind is use of, or rule by Royal Prerogative, in the event of a nuclear attack that wiped out the Government of the country but left the Head of State alive and able to communicate.

Another would be if the Prime Minister and Cabinet decided to do something that was not in the country's best interest and totally against the known wishes of the people.