Order in council

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An order made by the Monarch, on the advice of a Minister or the Privy Council (see: Privy council). In practice, the approval of the monarch is a formality in modern times. An Order in Council technically a form of delegated legislation (see: Delegated legislation), like a Statutory Instrument.