The Balfour Declaration of 1926, named after the British Lord President of the Council Arthur Balfour, Earl of Balfour, was the name given to a report resulting from the 1926 Imperial Conference of British Empire leaders in London. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located The Lord President of the Council is the fourth of the Great Officers of State of the United Kingdom, ranking beneath the Lord High Treasurer and above Arthur James Balfour 1st Earl of Balfour, KG, OM, PC (25 July 1848 - 19 March 1930 was a British Conservative politician and Imperial Conferences ( Colonial Conferences before 1911 were gatherings of British Empire government leaders in London in 1887, 1897 The British Empire was the largest empire in history and for over a century was the foremost global power. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. It states of the United Kingdom and the Dominions:
"They are autonomous Communities within the British Empire, equal in status, in no way subordinate one to another in any aspect of their domestic or external affairs, though united by a common allegiance to the Crown, and freely associated as members of the British Commonwealth of Nations. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located A dominion, often Dominion, refers to one of a group of autonomous polities under sovereign authority within the British Empire and The British Empire was the largest empire in history and for over a century was the foremost global power. "
The inter-imperial relations committee, chaired by Balfour, drew up the document preparatory to its approval by the imperial premiers on November 15. Events 655 - Battle of Winwaed: Penda of Mercia is defeated by Oswiu of Northumbria. It was first proposed by South African Prime Minister James Barry Munnik Hertzog and Canada's Prime Minister at that time, William Lyon Mackenzie King. The Republic of South Africa (also known by other official names) is a country located at the southern tip of the continent of Africa James Barry Munnik Hertzog better known as JBM Hertzog (born 3 April 1866 near Wellington Cape Colony - died 21 November 1942 in Pretoria, The Prime Minister of Canada ( French: Premier ministre du Canada) is the primary Minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus William Lyon Mackenzie King PC OM CMG ( December 17, 1874 – July 22, 1950) was a Canadian
The document accepted the growing political and diplomatic independence within the dominions, in particular Canada, since World War I. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All It also recommended that the governors-general, the representatives of the King who acted for the Crown as head of state in each dominion, should no longer also serve automatically as the representative of the British government in diplomatic relations between the countries. The term governor general or governor-general refers to a vice-regal representative of a Monarch in an independent realm or a major colonial circonscription In following years, High Commissioners were gradually appointed, whose duties were soon recognised to be virtually identical to those of an ambassador. High Commissioner is the title of various high-ranking special executive positions held by a commission of appointment An ambassador is the highest ranking Diplomat who represents their country The first such British High Commissioner was appointed to Ottawa in 1928. Ottawa (ˈɒtəwə or sometimes /ˈɒtəwɑː/ is the Capital of Canada and the country's fourth largest municipality.
The conclusions of the conference were restated by the 1930 conference and incorporated in the December 1931 Statute of Westminster by which the British Parliament renounced any legislative authority over dominion affairs except as specifically provided in dominion law. The Statute of Westminster 1931 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (22 & 23 Geo The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories