Civil List and Secret Service Money Act 1782

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The Civil List and Secret Service Money Act 1782 (22 Geo. III, c. 82) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. The power over the expenditure in the King's household was transferred to the Treasury, and branches of which were regulated. No pension over £300 was to be granted if the total pension list amounted to over £90,000. Thereafter, no pension was to be above £1,300 unless it was granted to members of the royal family or granted by Parliament. Secret service money employed domestically was also limited.[1]

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  1. ^ Mark A. Thomson, A Constitutional History of England. 1642 to 1801 (London: Methuen, 1938), p. 343.