Royal Titles Act 1901


The Royal Titles Act 1901 (1 Edw 7 c 15) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It authorised the alteration of the British monarch's royal style to reflect the United Kingdom's other colonial possessions.

Royal Titles Act 1901
Act of Parliament
Long titleAn Act to enable His most gracious Majesty to make an Addition to the Royal Style and Titles in recognition of His Majesty's dominions beyond the seas
Citation1 Edw 7 c 15
Dates
Royal assent17 August 1901

The royal proclamation made by virtue of the Act, issued on 4 November 1901, added the words "and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas" to the royal title in English after "Ireland", and "et terrarum transmarinarum quae in ditione sunt Britannicâ" in Latin.

The addition was removed from the monarch's title by a proclamation made under the Royal Titles Act 1953.