Law accepting the Renunciation by Prince Carol of the Succession to the Throne of Roumania and recognising Prince Michael as Crown Prince

Bucharest, January 4, 1926.


Ferdinand I, by the Grace of God and the national will King of Roumania, to all present and to come, greeting!

The legislative bodies have voted and adopted, and we sanction, the following law recognising His Royal Highness Prince Michael as Crown Prince of Roumania.

Sole article. - The National Constituent Assembly recognise the renunciation by His Royal Highness Prince Carol of the succession to the Throne and of all rights, titles and prerogatives which, in virtue of the constitution and the Royal Family statute, he has enjoyed hitherto, as Crown Prince of Roumania and as a member of the Royal Family.

In accordance with article 77 of the Constitution, they recognise that the succession to the Throne of Roumania thus devolves by right on His Royal Highness Prince Michael, the direct and legitimate descendant in order of male primogeniture of the ruling Sovereign. This law was voted by the Senate in session on the 4th January, 1926, and was adopted unanimously by 147 votes.

Tony Iliescu Stefan Galin
Vice-President Secretary

This law was voted by the Chamber of Deputies in session on the 4th January, 1926, and adopted by a majority of 231 votes to 3.

M.G. Orleanu George N. Orleanu
President Secretary

We promulgate this law and command that it be sealed with the Seal of the State and published in the Monitor Oficial.

Given at Bucharest this 4th day of January, 1926.


Ion I.C. Brátianu G.G. Márzescu
President of the Council of
Ministers and Minister for the
Minister for Justice

Sources and comments

British and foreign state papers. 1930. Part I. Vol. CXXXII, London: HMSO, 1935, pp. 872-873.

The original text was printed in Monitor Oficial, 5 January 1926.

Repealed by law of 8 June 1930.

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