Sovereign Grant Act 2011
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The Sovereign Grant Act 2011 (c. 15) is the Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which introduced the Sovereign Grant, the payment which is paid annually to the monarch by the government in order to fund the monarch's official duties. It was the biggest reform to the finances of the British royal family since the inception of the Civil List in 1760.
|Long title||An Act to make provision for the honour and dignity of the Crown and the Royal Family; make provision about allowances and pensions under the Civil List Acts of 1837 and 1953; and for connected purposes.|
|Introduced by||Justine Greening, Economic Secretary to the Treasury (Commons)|
Lord Sassoon, Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lords)
|Royal assent||18 October 2011|
|Commencement||1 April 2012|
Status: Current legislation
|Text of statute as originally enacted|
|Revised text of statute as amended|