Elizabeth II wrote exceptions for herself in more than 160 British laws

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 Elizabeth II made exceptions to over 160 British laws

British Queen Elizabeth II has made exceptions for herself in more than 160 laws relating to various areas – from animal welfare to workers' rights, thus securing exceptional immunity compared to other Britons. This issue was investigated by The Guardian.

Legally, the British Queen is a public and private entity. Public face – this is Elizabeth II, she performs the functions of the head of state and is the owner of property prohibited for sale – for example, Buckingham Palace.

At the same time, a private person – Elizabeth Windsor – can buy and sell their property. These are, in particular, Sandringham and Balmoral Palaces. Elizabeth II as head of state cannot be held criminally or civilly liable, but Elizabeth Windsor – theoretically it can.

According to The Guardian, Elizabeth II has achieved a change in a number of laws in such a way as to provide herself as a private person with the greatest protection before the law – primarily in connection with the property that she owns.

For example, more than 30 laws state that the police cannot enter Sandringham or Balmoral Palace without the permission of the queen to investigate possible crimes – no other private landowner has this right.

Law enforcement must also ask permission from Elizabeth II to investigate possible violations of her salmon and trout farming in Balmoral.

Buckingham Palace and the UK government declined to elaborate on questions from The Guardian about the process of agreeing to legal exceptions. In particular, they did not answer whether the Queen or her representatives personally requested the amendments to the laws.

When Prince Charles becomes the King of Great Britain, most of the exceptions provided for by British laws for Elizabeth II will apply to him.< br />

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