Most Excellent Majesty

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Most Excellent Majesty is a form of address in the United Kingdom. It is mainly used in Acts of Parliament, where the phrase "the Queen's [King's] most Excellent Majesty" is used in the enacting clause.

The standard is as follows:

The phrase is also used in the enacting clause of appropriations acts of the Parliament of Canada, as illustrated in the following examples from the Appropriation Act No. 4, 2015–16:


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Equality Act 2010". HM Government. 2010. Retrieved 29 Jun 2010.
  2. ^ Appropriation Act No. 4, 2015–16, S.C. 2015, c. 42