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ruler line

A graphic representation of a ruler on screen that is used for laying out text and graphics.
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However neither of the latter two cases arises so suddenly as to keep the order of succession, if as malleable as a statute, out of the political arena.
THE Prime Minister must tell the people of Britain and the Commonwealth, if his same sex marriage bill is passed, what would happen to the order of succession to the British Throne, if the heir married a person of the same sex, and therefore could not produce an heir?
The Succession to the Crown Bill will end the practice of boys leapfrogging older sisters in the order of succession.
Prince Harry's position in the order of succession will move down and his importance to the monarchy will reduce once the birth has taken place.
Under the previous rules of primogeniture, any male child would have taken precedence in the order of succession over his sisters.
In November 2005, the panel presented a report that proposed giving priority to firstborns in the order of succession, an idea that would pave the way for Princess Aiko -- the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako -- to ascend the throne.
The 16 Commonwealth nations of which the Queen is monarch agreed unanimously to end the rule of primogeniture, under which a younger son takes precedence over older sisters in the order of succession.
The changes mean that if the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first child is a girl, she will take precedence over any younger brothers in the order of succession.
David Cameron wants to scrap the rule which says that male children take precedence over their sisters in the order of succession.
Even so, instances of female rule were seen as exceptions in most cases, and although powerful women occasionally ruled successfully for long periods of time - as did, for example, the empress Wu Huo in China during the Tang dynasty or Elizabeth I in early modern England--the normal order of succession generally relapsed to the male line after the death, abdication or deposition of the female ruler in question.
These were, in order of succession, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
These treatments had been rotated within each site, to create a chronological order of succession (0-4 years since burning).

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