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The Oaths of Allegiance

Members of Parliament

"I swear by Almighty God that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, her heirs and her successors, according to law, so help me God."


"I do swear by Almighty God that I will well and truly serve our sovereign lady, Queen Elizabeth 2, in the office of Her Majesty's court and I will do right to all manner of people after the laws and usages of this realm without fear or favour, affection or ill-will."

Police Officers

"I so solemnly and sincerely declare that I will well and truly serve our Sovereign Lady the Queen in the office of constable without favour or affection, malice or ill-will; and that I will to the best of my power, cause the peace to be kept and prevent all offences against the persons and properties of Her Majesty's subjects."


"I accept Your Majesty as the sole source of ecclesiastical, spiritual and temporal power."

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