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Variation of Letters Patent dated 29 August 2001 for the 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
General Comments: Gazette No. 18 of 2002 (8 May 2002)

 

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 amend 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 and the Royal Commissions Act 1902 and other enabling powers, We amend the Letters Patent dated 29 August 2001 and amended by further Letters Patent dated 6 February 2002, appointing you to be a Commissioner to inquire into certain matters relating to the failure of HIH Insurance Group by omitting the words:

‘not later than 30 June 2002,’

and substituting the words:

‘not later than 28 February 2003,’

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 2 May 2002

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

Prime Minister