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privy purse

1. 
a. (in Britain) an allowance voted by Parliament for the private expenses of the monarch: part of the civil list
b. (in other countries) a similar sum of money for the monarch
2. an official of the royal household responsible for dealing with the monarch's private expenses
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Privy purses are abolished and Privy Council silver has been sold.
She also abolished privy purses of the erstwhile princely states.
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The Committee reconsidered 'The Rulers of Acceding States (Abolition of Privy Purses and Privileges) (Amendment) Bill, 2017' and passed the same unanimously.
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The committee also considered the 'Rulers of Acceding States (Abolition of privy purses and Privileges) Bill, 2017' and approved unanimously with certain amendments.