834. Effect on Parliament of a demise of the Crown.

(vii)     Proceedings on a Demise of the Crown

834.     Effect on Parliament of a demise of the Crown.

A demise of the Crown1 does not bring either a Parliament or a session to an end2. However, the two Houses are required to meet as soon as possible after a demise3. If Parliament is sitting when a demise of the Crown takes place, it must immediately proceed to act4 without any formal summons. If it stands adjourned or is prorogued at the time of a demise, it must meet and sit with