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: None the less, if the regency is taken on by
: the person in line, with no formal
: appiointment, the Speaker has de-facto been
: the regent whenever all those royals in line
: for the post were abroad at the same time.
: I don't agree. There is nothing in the
: Constitution stating that there has to be a
: Regent when the King is abroad.
: Just to understand the mechanism: The Crown
: Princess automatically becomes regent when
: the King is abroad.
: When the King and Victoria are both abroad,
: Carl Philip is regent and then as the last
: in line, Madeleine (if she is in the
: This is automatic.
: If they are all abroad there is no regent. I
: am not sure I understand the logic in this.
: Do you know what is behind this thinking -
: there does not have to be a regent, but the
: royals automatically takes on the role, if
: they are in the country.
: Once again, I think I must remind you that
: Sweden has a Constitution. The Speaker can
: be given the role as Head of State if the
: government decides it, and this can only
: happen if there is noone from the Royal
: House to act as Head of State.
But why have a system of automatic regents i they are not needed? Who deciedes when it is ok for all the royals to be abroad at the same time? There must be a reason the constitution is as is is.
: Is this why the royals have to inform the
: Prime Minister when they travel abroad, so
: someone somewhere knows who is the automatic
: regent? Or that noone holds that role.
: And you think so based on...?
I don't think. I ask. I might have to remind you that this is one of the purposes whith this formum.
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