Kingdom of Denmark
[Adopted on June 5, 1953]
This Constitution applies
to all parts of the Kingdom of Denmark.
The form of government
be that of a constitutional monarchy. The Royal Power is inherited by
and women in accordance with the provisions of the Succession to the
Act, 27th March, 1953.
The legislative power is
jointly vested in the King and the Parliament. The executive power is
in the King. The judicial power is vested in the courts of justice.
The Evangelical Lutheran
Church shall be the Established Church of Denmark, and, as such, it
be supported by the State.cralaw.
Reigning no Other
The King shall not reign
in other countries except with the consent of the Parliament.cralaw.
Member of the
The King shall be a member
of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.cralaw.
Of Age With 18
The King shall be of age
when he has completed his eighteenth year. The same provision shall
to the Successor to the Throne.cralaw.
Sworn on the
The King, prior to his
to the Throne, shall make a solemn Declaration in writing before the
of State that he will faithfully adhere to the Constitution Act. Two
originals of the Declaration shall be executed, one of which shall be
over to the Parliament to be preserved in its archives, and the other
be filed in the Public Record Office. Where the Kin, owing to his
or for other reasons, is unable to sign the aforesaid Declaration
on his accession to the Throne, the government shall, unless otherwise
provided by Statute, be conducted by the Council of State until such
has been signed. Where the King already as Successor to the Throne has
signed the aforesaid Declaration, he shall accede to the Throne
on its vacancy.cralaw.
Vacancy of the
Provisions relating to the
exercising of sovereign power in the event of the minority, illness, or
absence of the King shall be laid down by Statute. Where on the vacancy
of the Throne there is no Successor to the Throne, the Parliament shall
elect a King and establish the future order of succession to the Throne.cralaw.
(1) The Civil List of the
King shall be granted for the duration of his reign by Statute. Such
shall also provide for the castles, palaces, and other State property
shall be placed at the disposal of the King for his use.
(2) The Civil List shall
not be chargeable with any debt.
Members of the Royal House
may be granted annuities by Statute. Such annuities shall not be
outside the Realm except with the consent of the Parliament.cralaw.
Powers of the King
Subject to the limitations
laid down in this Constitution Act the King shall have the supreme
in all the affairs of the Realm, and he shall exercise such supreme
through the Ministers.cralaw.
The King shall not be
for his actions; his person shall be sacrosanct. The Ministers shall be
responsible for the conduct of the government; their responsibility
be determined by Statute.cralaw.
The King shall appoint and
dismiss the Prime Minister and the other Ministers. He shall decide
the number of Ministers and upon the distribution of the duties of
among them. The signature of the King to resolutions relating to
and government shall make such resolutions valid, provided that the
of the King is accompanied by the signature or signatures of one or
Ministers. A Minister who has signed a resolution shall be responsible
for the resolution.cralaw.
Vote of No
(1) A Minister shall not
remain in office after the Parliament has passed a vote of no
(2) Where the Parliament
passes a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister, he shall ask for
the dismissal of the Ministry unless writs are to be issued for a
election. Where a vote of censure has been passed on a Ministry, or it
has asked for its dismissal, it shall continue in office until a new
has been appointed. Ministers who continue in office as aforesaid shall
do only what is necessary for the purpose of the uninterrupted conduct
of official business.
Ministers may be impeached
by the King or the Parliament with maladministration of office. The
Court of the Realm shall try cases of impeachment brought against
for maladministration of office.
Council of State
(1) The body of Ministers
form the Council of State, in which the Successor to the Throne shall
a seat when he is of age. The Council of State shall be presided over
the King except in the instance mentioned in Section 8, and in the
where the Legislature in pursuance of Section 9 may have delegated the
conduct of the government to the Council of State.
(2) All Bills and
government measures shall be discussed in the Council of State.
If the King should be
from holding a Council of State he may entrust the discussion of a
to a Council of Ministers. Such Council of Ministers shall consist of
the Ministers, and it shall be presided over by the Prime Minister. The
vote of each Minister shall be entered in a minute book, and any
shall be decided by a majority of votes. The Prime Minister shall
the Minutes, signed by the Ministers present, to the King, who shall
whether he will immediately consent to the recommendations of the
of Ministers, or have the matter brought before him in a Council of
(1) The King shall act on
of the Realm in international affairs. Provided that without the
of the Parliament the King shall not undertake any act whereby the
of the Realm will be increased or decrease, nor shall he enter into any
obligation which for fulfillment requires the concurrence of the
or which otherwise is of major importance; nor shall the King, except
the consent of the Parliament, terminate any international treaty
into with the consent of the Parliament.
(2) Except for purposes
of defence against an armed attack upon the Realm or Danish forces the
King shall not use military force against any foreign state without the
consent of the Parliament. Any measure which the King may take in
of this provision shall immediately be submitted to the Parliament. If
the Parliament is not in session it shall be convoked immediately.
(3) The Parliament shall
appoint from among its Members a Foreign Affairs Committee, which the
shall consult prior to the making of any decision of major importance
foreign policy. Rules applying to the Foreign Affairs Committee shall
laid down by Statute.
(1) Powers vested in the
of the Realm under this Constitution Act may, to such extent as shall
provided by Statute, be delegated to international authorities set up
mutual agreement with other states for the promotion of international
of law and cooperation.
(2) For the passing of a
Bill dealing with the above a majority of five-sixths of the Members of
the Parliament shall be required. If this majority is not obtained,
the majority required for the passing of ordinary Bills is obtained,
if the Government maintains it, the Bill shall be submitted to the
for approval or rejection in accordance with the rules for Referenda
down in Section 42.
The King may cause Bills
other measures to be introduced in the Parliament.
A Bill passed by the
shall become law if it receives the Royal Assent not later than thirty
days after it was finally passed. The King shall order the promulgation
of Statutes and shall see to it that they are carried into effect.
In an emergency the King
when the Parliament cannot assemble, issue provisional laws, provided
they shall not be at variance with the Constitution Act, and that they
shall always immediately on the assembling of the Parliament be
to it for approval or rejection.
The King shall have the
of mercy and of granting amnesty. The King may grant Ministers a pardon
for sentences passed upon them by the High Court of the Realm only with
the consent of the Parliament.
The King may either
or through the relevant Government authorities make such grants and
such exemptions from the Statutes as are either warranted under the
existing before the 5th June, 1849, or have been warranted by a Statute
passed since that date.
The King may cause money
be coined as provided by Statute.
(1) Rules governing the
of civil servants shall be laid down by Statute. No person shall be
a civil servant unless he is a Danish subject. Civil servants who are
by the King shall make a solemn declaration to the effect that they
adhere to the Constitution Act.
(2) Rules governing the
dismissal, transfer, and pensioning of civil servants shall be laid
by Statute, confer Section 64.
(3) Civil servants
by the King shall only be transferred without their consent if they do
not suffer any loss in the income accruing from their posts or offices,
and if they have been offered the choice of such transfer or retirement
on pension under the general rules and regulations.
The Parliament shall
of one assembly of not more than one hundred and seventy-nine Members,
of whom two Members shall be elected on the Faeroe Islands and two
Right to Vote
(1) Any Danish subject
permanent residence is in the Realm, and who has the age qualification
for suffrage provided for in Subsection (2) shall have the right to
at Parliament elections, provided that he has not been declared
of conducting his own affairs. It shall be laid down by Statute to what
extent conviction and public assistance amounting to poor relief within
the meaning of the law shall entail disfranchisement.
(2) The age qualification
for suffrage shall be such as has resulted from the Referendum held
the Act dated the 25th March, 1953. Such age qualification for suffrage
may be altered at any time by Statute. A Bill passed by the Parliament
for the purpose of such enactment shall receive the Royal Assent only
the provision on the alteration in the age qualification for suffrage
been put to a Referendum in accordance with Section 42 (5), which was
resulted in the rejection of the provision.
(1) Any person who has a
to vote at Parliament elections shall be eligible for membership of the
Parliament, unless he has been convicted of an act which in the eyes of
the public makes him unworthy of being a Member of the Parliament.
(2) Civil servants who are
elected Members of the Parliament shall not require permission from the
Government to accept their election.
(1) The Members of the
shall be elected by general and direct ballot.
(2) Rules for the exercise
of the suffrage shall be laid down by the Elections Act, which, to
equal representation of the various opinions of the Electorate, shall
the manner of election and decide whether proportional representation
be adopted with or without elections in single-member constituencies.
(3) In determining the
of seats to be allotted to each area regard shall be paid to the number
of inhabitants, the number of electors, and the density of population.
(4) The Elections Act
provide rules governing the election of substitutes and their admission
to the Parliament, and also rules for the procedure to be adopted where
a new election is required.
(5) Special rules for the
representation of Greenland in the Parliament may be laid down by
(1) The members of the
shall be elected for a period of four years.
(2) The King may at any
time issue writs for a new election with the effect that the existing
be vacated upon a new election. Provided that writs for an election
not be issued after the appointment of a new Ministry until the Prime
has presented himself to the Parliament.
(3) The Prime Minister
cause a general election to be held before the expiration of the period
for which the Parliament has been elected.
(4) No seats shall be
until a new election has been held.
(5) Special rules may be
provided by Statute for the commencement and determination of Faeroe
and Greenland representation in the Parliament.
(6) If a Member of the
becomes ineligible his seating the Parliament shall become vacant.
(7) On approval of his
each new Member shall make a solemn declaration that he will adhere to
the Constitution Act.
The Parliament itself
determine the validity of the election of any Member and decide whether
a Member has lost his eligibility or not.
The Parliament shall be
Any person who attacks its security or freedom, or any person who
or obeys any command aiming thereat shall be deemed guilty of high
Procedures of the
(1) A newly elected
shall assemble at twelve o'clock noon on the twelfth week-day after the
day of election, unless the King has previously convoked a meeting of
(2) Immediately after the
proving of the mandates the Parliament shall constitute itself by the
of a President and Vice-Presidents.
(1) The sessional year of
Parliament shall commence on the first Tuesday of October, and shall
until the first Tuesday of October of the following year.
(2) On the first day of
the sessional year at twelve o'clock noon the Members shall assemble
a new session of the Parliament.
The Parliament shall meet
the place where the Government has its seat. Provided that in
circumstances the Parliament may assemble elsewhere in the Realm.
Account of the
State of the Country
(1) At the first meeting
the sessional year the Prime Minister shall render an account of the
state of the country and of the measures proposed by the Government.
(2) Such account shall be
made the subject of a general debate.
The President of the
shall convene the meetings of the Parliament, stating the Order of the
Day. The President shall convene a meeting of the Parliament upon a
being made in writing by at least two-fifths of the Members of the
or the Prime Minister, stating the Order of the Day.
The Ministers shall ex
be entitled to attend the sittings of the Parliament and to address the
Parliament during the debates as often as they may desire, provided
they abide by the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament. They shall be
to vote only when they are Members of the Parliament.
(1) Any Member of the
shall be entitled to introduce Bills and other measures.
(2) No Bill shall be
passed until it has been read three times in the Parliament.
(3) Two-fifths of the
of the Parliament may request of the President that the third reading
a Bill shall not take place until twelve week-days after its passing
second reading. The request shall be made in writing and signed by the
Members making it. Provided that there shall be no such postponement in
connection with Finance Bills, Supplementary Appropriation Bills,
Appropriation Bills, Government Loan Bills, Naturalization Bills,
Bills, Indirect Taxation Bills, and, in emergencies, Bills the
of which cannot be postponed owing to the intent of the Act.
(4) In the case of a new
election and at the end of the sessional year all Bills and other
which have not been finally passed, shall be dropped.
(1) Where a Bill has been
by the Parliament, one-third of the Members of the Parliament may
three week-days from the final passing of the Bill request of the
that the Bill be subjected to a Referendum. Such request shall be made
in writing and signed by the Members making the request.
(2) Except in the instance
mentioned in Subsection (7), no Bill which may be subjected to a
under Subsection (6), shall receive the Royal Assent before the
of the time limit mentioned in Subsection (1), or before a Referendum
as aforesaid has take place.
(3) Where a Referendum on
a Bill has been requested the Parliament may within a period of five
from the final passing of the Bill resolve that the Bill shall be
(4) Where the Parliament
has made no resolution in accordance with Subsection (3), notice to the
effect that the Bill will be put to a Referendum shall without delay be
given to the Prime Minister, who shall then cause the Bill to be
together with a statement that a Referendum will be held. The
shall be held in accordance with the decision of the Prime Minister not
less than twelve and not more than eighteen week-days after the
of the Bill.
(5) At the Referendum
shall be cast for or against the Bill. For the Bill to be rejected a
of the electors taking part in the voting, however, not less than
per cent of all persons entitled to vote, shall have voted against the
(6) Finance Bills,
Appropriation Bills, Provisional Appropriation Bills, Government Loan
Civil Servants (Amendment) Bills, Salaries and Pensions Bills,
Bills, Expropriation Bills, Taxation (Direct and Indirect) Bills, as
as Bills introduced for the purpose of discharging existing treaty
shall not be subject to a decision by Referendum. This provision shall
also apply to the Bills referred to in Sections 8, 9, 10, and 11, and
such resolutions as are provided for in Section 19, if existing in the
form of a law, unless it has been provided by a special Act that such
shall be put to a Referendum. Amendments of the Constitution Act shall
be governed by the rules laid down in Section 88.
(7) In an emergency a Bill
that may be subjected to a Referendum may receive the Royal Assent
after it has been passed, provided that the Bill contains a provision
that effect. Where under the rules of Subsection (1), one-third of the
Members of the Parliament request a Referendum on the Bill or on the
to which the Royal Assent has been given, such Referendum shall be held
in accordance with the above rules. Where the act is rejected by the
an announcement to that effect shall be made by the Prime Minister
undue delay and not later than fourteen days after the Referendum was
From the date of such announcement the Act shall become ineffective.
(8) Rules for Referenda,
including the extent to which Referenda shall be held on the Faeroe
and in Greenland, shall be laid down by Statute.
No taxes shall be imposed,
or repealed except by Statute; nor shall any man be conscripted or any
public loan be raised except by Statute.
(1) No alien shall be
except by Statute.
(2) The extent of the
of aliens to become owners of real property shall be laid down by
(1) A Finance Bill for the
financial year shall be laid before the Parliament not later than four
months before the beginning of such financial year.
(2) Where it is expected
that the reading of the Finance Bill for the next financial year will
be completed before the commencement of that financial year, a
Appropriation Bill shall be laid before the Parliament.
(1) Taxes shall not be
before the Finance Act or a Provisional Appropriation Act has been
by the Parliament.
(2) no expenditure shall
be defrayed unless provided for by the Finance act passed by the
or by a Supplementary Appropriation Act, or by a Provisional
Act passed by the Parliament.
Auditing of Public
(1) The Public Accounts
be submitted to the Parliament not later than six months after the
of the financial year.
(2) The Parliament shall
elect a number of Auditors. Such Auditors shall examine the annual
Accounts and see that all the revenues of the State have been duly
therein, and that no expenditure has been defrayed unless provided for
by the Finance Act or some other Appropriation Act. The Auditors shall
be entitled to demand all necessary information, and shall have a right
of access to all necessary documents. Rules providing for the number of
Auditors and their duties shall be laid down by Statute.
(3) The Public Accounts
together with the Auditors' Report shall be submitted to the Parliament
for its decision.
Rules of Procedure
The Parliament shall lay
its own Rules of Procedure, including rules governing its conduct of
and the maintenance of order.
The sittings of the
shall be public. Provided that the President, or such number of Members
as may be provided for by the Rules of Procedure, or a Minister shall
entitled to demand the removal of all unauthorized persons, whereupon
shall be decided without a debate whether the matter shall be debated
a public or a secret sitting.
In order to make a
more than one-half of the Members of the Parliament shall be present
take part in the voting.
The Parliament may appoint
from among its Members to investigate matters of general importance.
committees shall be entitled to demand written or oral information both
from private citizens and from public authorities.
The election by the
of Members to sit on committees and of Members to perform special
shall be according to proportional representation.
With the consent of the
any Member thereof may submit for discussion any matter of public
and request a statement thereon from the Ministers.
Petitions may be submitted
he Parliament only through one of its Members.
Control of Civil
By Statute shall be
for the appointment by the Parliament of one or two persons, who shall
not be Members of the Parliament, to control the civil and military
of the State.
Freedom of Members
The Members of the
shall be bound solely by their own conscience and not by any directions
given by their electors.
Immunity of Members
No Member of the
shall be prosecuted or imprisoned in any manner whatsoever without the
consent of the Parliament, unless he is caught in flagrante delicto.
Outside the Parliament no Member shall be held liable for his utterance
in the Parliament save by the consent of the Parliament.
The Members of the
shall be paid such remuneration as may be Provided for in the Elections
The High Court
(1) The High Court of the
shall consist of up to fifteen of the eldest, according to seniority of
office, ordinary members of the highest court of justice of the Realm,
and an equal number of members elected for six years by the Parliament
according to proportional representation. one or more substitutes shall
be elected for each elected member. No Member of the Parliament shall
elected a member of the High Court of the Realm, nor shall a Member of
the Parliament act as a member of the High Court of the Realm. Where in
a particular instance some of the members of the highest court of
of the Realm are prevented from taking part in the trial of a case, an
equal number of the members of the High Court of the Realm last elected
by the Parliament shall retire from their seats.
(2) The High Court of the
Realm shall elect a president from among its members.
(3) Where a case has been
brought before the High Court of the Realm, the members elected by the
Parliament shall retain their seats in the High Court of the Realm for
the duration of such case, even if the period for which they were
(4) Rules for the High
of the Realm shall be provided by Statute.
(1) The High Court of the
shall try such actions as may be brought by the King or the Parliament
(2) With the consent of
the Parliament the King may cause to be tried before the High Court of
the Realm also other persons for crimes which he may deem to be
dangerous to the State.
The exercise of the
power shall be governed only by Statute. Extraordinary courts of
with judicial power shall not be established.
The administration of
shall always remain independent of the executive power. Rules to this
shall be laid down by Statute.
(1) The courts of justice
be entitled to decide any question bearing upon the scope of the
of the executive power. However, a person who wants to query such
shall not, by bringing the case before the courts of justice, avoid
compliance with orders given by the executive power.
(2) Questions bearing upon
the scope of the authority of the executive power may be referred by
for decision to one or more administrative courts. Provided that an
from the decision of the administrative courts shall lie to the highest
court of the Realm. Rules governing this procedure shall be laid down
In the performance of
duties the judges shall be directed solely by the law. Judges shall not
be dismissed except by judgment, nor shall they be transferred against
their will, except in the instances where a rearrangement of the courts
of justice is made. However, a judge who has completed his sixty-fifth
year may be retired, but without loss of income up to the time when he
is due for retirement on account of age.
(1) In the administration
justice all proceedings shall be public and oral to the widest possible
(2) Laymen shall take part
in criminal procedure. The cases and the form in which such
shall take place, including what cases are to be tried by jury, shall
provided for by Statute.cralaw.
The constitution of the
Church shall be laid down by Statute.
Right to Worship
The citizens shall be
to form congregations for the worship of God in a manner consistent
their convictions, provided that nothing at variance with good morals
public order shall be taught or done.
No one shall be liable to
personal contributions to any denomination other than the one to which
Rules for religious bodies
from the Established Church shall be laid down by Statute.
Freedom of Religion
No person shall for
of his creed or descent be deprived of access to complete enjoyment of
his civic and political rights, nor shall he for such reasons evade
with any common civic duty.
(1) Personal liberty shall
inviolable. No Danish subject shall in any manner whatever be deprived
of his liberty because of his political or religious convictions or
of his descent.
(2) A person shall be
of his liberty only where this is warranted by law.
(3) Any person who is
into custody shall be brought before a judge within twenty-four hours.
Where the person taken into custody cannot be releasee immediately, the
judge shall decide, stating the grounds in an order to be given as soon
as possible and at the latest within three days, whether the person
into custody shall be committed to prison, and in cases where he can be
released on bail, the judge shall determine the nature and amount of
bail. This provision may be departed from by Statute as far as
is concerned, if for local considerations such departure may be deemed
(4) The finding given by
the judge may at once be separately appealed against by the person
to a higher court of justice.
(5) No person shall be
for an offence that can involve only punishment consisting of a fine or
(6) outside criminal
the legality of deprivation of liberty which is not by order of a
authority, and which is not warranted by the legislation dealing with
shall at the request of the person who has been deprived of his
or at the request of any person acting on his behalf, be brought before
the ordinary courts of justice or other judicial authority for
Rules governing this procedure shall be provided by Statute.
(7) The persons mentioned
in Subsection (6) shall be under supervision by a board set up by the
to which board the persons concerned shall be permitted to apply.
The dwelling shall be
House searching, seizure, and examination of letters and other papers
well as any breach of the secrecy to be observed in postal, telegraph,
and telephone matters shall take place only under a judicial order
particular exception is warranted by Statute.
Right to Property
(1) The right of property
be inviolable. No person shall be ordered to cede his property except
required by the public weal. It can be done only as provided by Statute
and against full compensation.
(2) Where a Bill relating
to the expropriation of property has been passed, one-third of the
of the Parliament may within three week-days from the final passing of
such Bill demand that it shall not be presented for the Royal Assent
new elections to the Parliament have been held and the Bill has again
passed by the Parliament assembling thereupon.
(3) Any question of the
legality of an act of expropriation and the amount of compensation may
be brought before the courts of justice. The hearing of issues relating
to the amount of the compensation may by Statute be referred to courts
of justice established for such purpose.
Free and Equal
Any restraint of the free
equal access to trade which is not based on the public weal, shall be
Right to Work
(1) In order to advance
public weal efforts should be made to afford work to every able-bodied
citizen on terms that will secure his existence.
(2) Any person unable to
support himself or his dependants shall, where no other person is
for his or their maintenance, be entitled to receive public assistance,
provided that he shall comply with the obligations imposed by Statute
All children of school age
be entitled to free instruction in the elementary schools. Parents or
who themselves arrange for their children or wards receiving
equal to the general elementary school standard, shall not be obliged
have their children or wards taught in elementary school.
Freedom of Speech
Any person shall be
to publish his thoughts in printing, in writing, and in speech,
that he may be held answerable in a court of justice. Censorship and
preventive measures shall never again be introduced.
(1) The citizens shall be
without previous permission to form associations for any lawful purpose.
(2) Associations employing
violence, or aiming at attaining their object by violence, by
to violence, or by similar punishable influence on people of other
shall be dissolved by judgment.
(3) No association shall
be dissolved by any government measure. However, an association may be
temporarily prohibited, provided that proceedings be immediately taken
against it for its dissolution.
(4) Cases relating to the
dissolution of political associations may without special permission be
brought before the highest court of justice of the Realm.
(5) The legal effects of
the dissolution shall be determined by Statute.
Freedom of Assembly
The citizens shall without
permission be entitled to assemble unarmed. The police shall be
to be present at public meetings. Open-air meetings may be prohibited
it is feared that they may constitute a danger to the public peace.
In case of riots the armed
unless attacked, may take action only after the crowd in the name of
King and the Law has three times been called upon to disperse, an such
warning has been unheeded.
Every male person able to
arms shall be liable with his person to contribute to the defence of
country under such rules as are laid down by Statute.
The right of the
to manage their own affairs independently under the supervision of the
State shall be laid down by Statute.
All privileges by
attached to nobility, title, and rank shall be abolished.
In future no fiefs,
tail inland or estates tail in personal property shall be created.
The provisions of Sections
78, and 79 shall only be applicable to the defence forces subject to
limitations as are consequential to the provisions of military laws.
The age qualification for
government electors and congregational council electors shall be that
at any time to Parliament electors. With reference to the Faeroe
and Greenland the age qualification for local government electors and
council electors shall be such as may be provided for by Statute or
in accordance with Statute.
Citizens of Iceland who
equal rights with citizens of Denmark under the Danish-Icelandic Union
(Abolition), etc. Act, shall continue to enjoy the rights attached to
citizenship under the provisions of the Constitution Act.
& Electors' Vote
When the Parliament passes
Bill for the purposes of a new constitutional provision, and the
wishes to proceed with the matter, writs shall be issued for the
of Members of a new Parliament. If the Bill is passed unamended by the
Parliament assembling after the election, the Bill shall within six
after its final passing be submitted to the Electors for approval or
by direct voting. Rules for this voting shall be laid down by Statute.
If a majority of the persons taking part in the voting, and at least 40
per cent of the Electorate has voted in favor of the Bill as passed by
the Parliament, and if the Bill receives the Royal Assent it shall form
an integral part of the Constitution Act.
Abolishment of the
This Constitution Act
come into operation at once. Provided that the Rigsdag last elected
the Constitution of the Kingdom of Denmark Act, 5th June, 1915, as
on the 10th September, 1920, shall continue to exist until a general
has been held in accordance with the rules laid down in Part IV. Until
a general election has been held the provisions laid down for the
in the Constitution of the Kingdom of Denmark Act, 5th June, 1915, as
on the 10th September, 1920, shall remain in force