Privy Council

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His Imperial Majesty's Privy Council

HIM Privy Council


Privy Council (PC)



Legal Status:

Advisory body


Members of the Privy Council


Carolus XIII

Lord President:

John Vasa, Prînzip eui Kiev

His Imperial Majesty's Privy Council is a formal body of advisors to the sovereign of the New Sarovian Empire. Its members are known as Privy Counsellors, they are mainly senior politicians who are current or former members of the House of Commons or Assembly of Peers.

The Privy Council formally advises the sovereign on the exercise of Imperial prerogative. The Royo-dà-Conseili issues executive instruments known as Orders-in-Council. The Privy Council also holds delegated authority to issue Orders-in-Council, used primarily to regulate certain public institutions. Advises the sovereign on the issuance of royal charters, which serve to grant special status to incorporated bodies, and city or district status to local authorities. Otherwise, the powers of the Privy Council have now been largely replaced by its Executive Committee, the Cabinet of the New Sarovian Empire.

Certain judicial functions are also performed by the Royo-dà-Conseili, although in practice their actual work of hearing and deciding cases is carried out daily by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. The Judicial Committee consists of senior judges appointed as privy councilors: predominantly judges of the Supreme Court of the New Sarovian Empire and senior judges of the Commonwealth. Continues to hear court appeals from some other independent Commonwealth countries.

The Constitution likewise safeguards and establishes the ability of Tel Majis Imperialò, Royo y Imperad to control all aspects of the Council, from the appointments of Privy Counsellors, to the procedure of the Council, the topics it discusses, and more.

“The New Sarovian Empire holds and maintains the privileges of numerous fiefdoms and hereditary and non-hereditary nobility positions, all official noble titles recorded in the ledger will assemble to create the Assembly of Peers, which then in place allow the Crown to assemble the Privy Council of the Crown, a council of selected nobles, military leaders and members of the Stefanic clergy. This Privy Council may assemble the 1st of every Month, to discuss the state of the Realm, to discuss the inevitabilities of problematic issues within their jurisdiction, such as private property, economic status, social and cultural movement, and more domestic policy. This Privy Council is assembled as an advisory board, and does not have the ability to produce legislation, propose bills, or enforce the Crown to deliver Imperial Edicts. The Privy Council is guided by the Privy Council Charter.”

Organization of the Privy Council[edit | edit source]

All members in the New Sarovian Empire are eligible to be granted entry to HIM Privy Council. This includes the lowest ranks and civilians, members of Parliament and more. However, it is custom that HIM the Emperor appoint members of the Peerage, former Prime Ministers, trusted advisors and more to the Council. Upon appointment to HIM Privy Council, all Privy Counsellors must swear the Oath of the Privy Council:

I, [name], do solemnly and sincerely declare that I shall be a true and faithful servant to His Imperial Majesty the Emperor Carolus XIII Vasa as a member of His Imperial Majesty's Privy Council. I will in all things to be treated, debated and resolved in Privy Council, faithfully, honestly and truly declare my mind and my opinion. I shall keep secret all matters committed and revealed to me in this capacity, or that shall be secretly treated in Council. Generally, in all things I shall do as a faithful and true servant ought to do for His Imperial Majesty.

Perks[edit | edit source]

All members of HIM Privy Council are eligible for the following perks and benefits to be awarded to them:

  • The right to the post nominals PC,
  • The style The Right Honourable for the remainder of their time in Sarovia,
  • Each Privy Counsellor has the right of personal access to the Crown. Peers were considered to enjoy this right individually; members of the House of Commons possess the right collectively. In each case, personal access may only be used to tender advice on public affairs.