King Charles III: What are his new powers and monarch's duties

King Charles III: What are his new powers and monarch's duties

King Charles is officially proclaimed the monarch after Queen Elizabeth II's death on September 8.

However, the King is not expected to be crowned till next year. 

As the head of the state, he must remain  politically neutral.

His role will also assist in approving Bills passed by the Parliament.

King Charles will be required to open Parliament in person and deliver the King's Speech. 

He will be required to open and close each session of the Parliament. 

Charles' assent is  required for bills to be passed by the Parliament to become law.

He will also be responsible to appoint any future prime ministers.