Dominion FAQs:


Q: Were Dominions semi-independent polities under the British Crown?

A: Yes, and constituting the British Empire, beginning with Canadian Confederation in 1867.

Q: Are Dominions allowed to have its own embassies or consulates in foreign countries?

A: Yes.

Q: Are Dominions sovereign international States in the sense that the King in respect of each of His Dominions is such a State in the eyes of international law""?

A: Yes, After then, those countries that were previously referred to as "Dominions" became Commonwealth realms where the sovereign reigns no longer as the British monarch, but as monarch of each nation in its own right, and are considered equal to the UK and one another.

Q: Were Dominions reluctant to leave the protection of the then-superpower?

A: Yes.

Q: Was Dominion Ceylon in 1948?

A: Yes.

Q: Are Dominions a legal and constitutional phrase that refers to all the realms and territories of the Sovereign?

A: Yes, and whether independent or not.

Q: Are Dominions now shared by other states in the Commonwealth?

A: Yes, and whether republics, independent realms, associated states or territories.

Q: Were Dominions carried out at British diplomatic offices?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Dominion employed in the Constitution Act?

A: Yes, and 1867 , and describes the resulting political union.

Q: Are Dominions still used occasionally in legal documents in the United Kingdom?

A: Yes.

Q: Were Dominions first treated as foreign countries by London for the purposes of diplomatic immunity in 1952?

A: Yes, and Southern Rhodesia was included in the list of territories concerned.