Civil List

A civil list is a list of individuals to whom money is paid by the government.

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President Of Singapore - Maintenance: The Civil List
... The Parliament of Singapore is required to provide a civil list for the maintenance of the President, and it does so by way of the Civil List and Pension Act ... For the current fiscal year, the sum under Class I of the list, which includes the President's personal pay ($4,267,500, known by the British term the "privy purse"), an entertainment ... Overall, the current civil list of $11,605,000 represents an increase of about 12% from the sum for the past fiscal year of $10,354,700 ...
Civil List Act 1697
... The Civil List Act 1697 is an Act of the Parliament of England (9 Will III c ... This was the first Act of Parliament to set the Civil List, although the custom had begun in 1689 ...
Civil List - Morocco
... Article 22 of the 1996 Amended Moroccan Constitution guarantees that the King shall be entitled to a civil list. ...
Crown Estate - History - Crown Land in England
... Anne, George I and George II the sovereign remained responsible for the maintenance of the civil government and for the support of the royal household and dignity ... As the state machinery expanded, the cost of the civil government exceeded the income from the Crown lands and feudal rights this created a personal debt for the monarch ... the Crown lands to parliament, together with abrogating responsibility for the cost of the civil government and the clearance of associated debts ...
Pensions In The United Kingdom - Special Categories of Pension - Civil List Pensions
... are pensions granted by the Sovereign from the Civil List upon the recommendation of the First Lord of the Treasury ... of £1,200 was allotted each year from the Civil List, in addition to the pensions already in force ... From a Return issued in 1908, the total of Civil List pensions payable in that year amounted to £24,665 ...

Famous quotes containing the words list and/or civil:

    A man’s interest in a single bluebird is worth more than a complete but dry list of the fauna and flora of a town.
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    A mechanism of some kind stands between us and almost every act of our lives.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 3, ch. 2 (1962)