Royal Charter and Bye-Laws
The Royal Charter and Bye-Laws are the RNLI's two key constitutional documents.
The Royal Charter was revised and updated in 2011, and received HM The Queen's approval in Privy Council in October 2011, while the Bye-Laws were most recently revised in 2022. If you have any questions or comments on any of our governing documents, please contact us.
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