Month: December 1936

The Constitutional Issue Arising From Abdication

Click here to view the original document (PDF). “The Constitutional Issue Arising from Abdication” by F.R. SCOTT FROM the constitutional point of view, the issues raised by King Edward’s abdication are of the greatest importance. They have brought into sharp relief the constitutional nature of the British monarchy, and in so far as their settlement require action by Dominion Parliaments they show the extent to which the British Commonwealth has evolved in the direction of a purely personal union of states. The title to the Crown descends in the manner… Read more The Constitutional Issue Arising From Abdication