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Amendment to Commonwealth Letters Patent - 23 July ,2020

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ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth

TO

Air Chief Marshal Mark Donald Binskin AC (Retd),

The Honourable Dr Annabelle Claire Bennett AC SC, and

Professor Andrew Kerr Macintosh

GREETING

WHEREAS, by Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 20 February 2020, We appointed you to be a Commission of inquiry, required and authorised you to inquire into certain matters, and required you to submit to Our Governor-General a report of the results of your inquiry, and your recommendations, not later than 31 August 2020;

AND WHEREAS it is desired to amend Our Letters Patent to require you to submit to Our Governor-General a report of the results of your inquiry, and your recommendations, not later than 28 October 2020;

NOW THEREFORE We do, by these Our Letters Patent issued in Our name by Our Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on the advice of the Federal Executive Council and under the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Royal Commissions Act 1902 and every other enabling power, amend the Letters Patent issued to you by omitting from paragraph (m) of the Letters Patent "31 August 2020" and substituting "28 October 2020".

 

IN WITNESS, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent.

WITNESS General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC
(Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Dated 23 July 2020

[Signed]
Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

[Signed]
Attorney-General