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Variation of Letters Patent dated 29 December 1994 for the inquiry into the administration of the Civil Aviation Authority, in particular in relation to Seaview Air or any related business.
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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

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

TO:

JAMES HENRY STAUNTON, AO, CBE, QC

GREETING:

WHEREAS, by Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 25 October 1994 and varied by Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 29 December 1994, We appointed the Honourable Sir Laurence Street, AC, KCMG, to inquire into certain aspects of the administration of the Civil Aviation Authority, in particular in relation to any person (whether incorporated or unincorporated), or body of persons, trading as Seaview Air or any related business:

AND WHEREAS, by Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 29 December 1994, We extended the time for reporting on the Inquiry and appointed you as another Commissioner to inquire separately into those matters:

AND WHEREAS, at the request of the Honourable Sir Laurence Street, by Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 1 February 1995, We revoked the Letters Patent previously given to him:

AND WHEREAS By Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 1 February 1995, We revoked the Letters Patent previously given to him:

AND WHEREAS by Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 1 February 1995, We appointed you as sole Commissioner to inquire into those matters:

AND WHEREAS by Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 30 May 1995, We extended the time for reporting on the Inquiry and varied the terms of reference of the Inquiry:

AND WHEREAS it is desirable that those Letters Patent by further varied:

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 in pursuance of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Royal Commissions Act 1902 and every other enabling power, declare that the Letters Patent issued to you shall have effect on and from 25 June 1996 as if the words “not later than 30 September 1996” were substituted for the words “not later than 28 June 1996”.

WITNESS the Honourable Sir William Patrick Deane, Companion of the Order of Australia and Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on 25th June 1996.

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

Minister for Transport and Regional Development

for the Prime Minister