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Variation of Letters Patent dated 13 October 1986 for the inquiry into grain storage, handling and transport.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
General Comments: Gazette No. 11 of 1987 (15 July 1987)

 

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 CARVEL McCOLL

GREETING:

WHEREAS by Letters Patent issued in Our name by Our Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on 13 October 1986 we appointed you to be a Commissioner to inquire into and report upon certain matters relating to the nature of the most efficient and cost-effective integrated system that might be instituted in Australia for the purpose of providing storage, handling and transport services and port terminal services for the storage, handling and transporting of wheat and other grains in certain circumstances:

AND WHEREAS it is desirable that the requirement in those Letters Patent that you furnish certain reports to Our Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia be 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 pursuant to the Royal Commissions Act 1902 and every other enabling power, vary the Letters Patent issued on 13 October 1986 so as to require you to furnish to Our Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, not later than 31 January 1988, or such later date as We may be pleased to fix, a report on the results of your inquiry into, and your recommendations concerning, all matters specified in the Letters Patent issued on 13 October 1986.

WITNESS His Excellency the Right Honourable Sir Ninian Martin Stephen, a member of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight of the Order of Australia, Knight Grand Cross of The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Knight Grand Cross of The Royal Victorian Order, Knight Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Dated this 29 day of May 1987

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

Prime Minister