Local Order of Precedence

The Lord-Lieutenant of the County *
The High Sheriff of the County
The Lord Mayor **
The elected Mayor **
The Chairman of the
County Council **
The Deputy Mayor
Aldermen
Councillors
Justices of the Peace
The Clerk of the County Council
The Town Clerk
The Chief Constable
The County Engineer or Borough Engineer

* unless there are specific representatives of the Queen present such as an equerry. If the Vice Lord-Lieutenant is acting for the Lord-Lieutenant he would take his superior's position.

** Lord Mayors, Mayors and Chairmen of the Council would take precedence when hosting their own civic functions.

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