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Revocation of the Letters Patent dated 8 August 2001 to conduct inquiry into the failure of the HIH Insurance group and adequacy of arrangements for the regulation and prudential supervision of general insurance.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet

 

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

TO the Honourable Justice Neville John Owen

WHEREAS it is desired to replace the Letters Patent issued to you in relation to an inquiry into certain matters relating to the failure of HIH Insurance Group:

BY these Letters Patent issued in Our name by Our Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on the advice of the Federal Executive Council and pursuant to the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Royal Commissions Act 1902 and other enabling powers, We revoke the Letters Patent dated 8 August 2001 appointing you to be a Commissioner to inquire into certain matters relating to the failure of HIH Insurance Group.

WITNESS the Right Reverend Dr Peter John Hollingworth, Companion of the Order of Australia, Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Dated 29 August 2001

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

Minister for Financial Services and Regulation

for the

Prime Minister