Law accepting the Regency appointed by the King of Roumania to exercise Sovereign Power during the Minority of the Heir of the Throne

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 respecting the recognition by the National Parliament of the Regency appointed by His Majesty King Ferdinand I, in virtue of article 83 of the constitution.

Sole article. – The National Parliament, assembled in conformity with article 79 of the constitution, recognise the Regency instituted by His Majesty King Ferdinand I, in virtue of article 83 of the constitution, to exercise sovereign power and tutelage over His Royal Highness the Heir to the Throne, if the latter should be called to reign during his minority.

The National Parliament recognise the appointment of the three persons who compose this Regency, namely His Royal Highness Prince Nicholas, His Holiness Dr. Miron Cristea, Patriarch of Roumania, and M. George Buzdugan, the present First President of the Supreme Court of Cassation and Justice.

The Senate and the Chamber of Deputies, met in National Assembly in accordance with articles 79 and 83 of the constitution, in session of the 4th January, 1926, and in the presence of 151 senators out of the total number of 197 and of 301 deputies out of the total of 367, voted and adopted this draft law unanimously, 387 votes being cast.

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. 873-874.

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

Repealed by law of 8 June 1930.

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