Amendment to Letters Patent
Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory
- Letters Patent
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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:
The Honourable Margaret Jean White AO; and
Michael Lloyd Gooda
WHEREAS We, by Our Letters Patent issued in Our name dated 1 August 2016, as amended by Our Letters Patent issued in Our name dated 9 February 2017 and 27 June 2017, 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 final report of the results of your inquiry, and your recommendations, not later than 30 September 2017.
AND it is desired to further amend Our Letters Patent dated 1 August 2016, as previously amended.
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 Commission Act 1902 and every other enabling power, amend Our Letters Patent dated 1 August 2016, as previously amended, by omitting from paragraph (q) "30 September 2017" and substituting "17 November 2017".
IN WITNESS, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent.