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Extension of time of Letters Patent dated 10 September 1980 for the inquiry into the activities of the Federated Ship Painters and Dockers Union.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet

ENTERED ON RECORD by me, in Register of Patents No. 18, page 193,

this 21st day of December 1983.

 

 

DAVID N. REID

Secretary to the Federal Executive Council

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    

FRANCIS XAVIER COSTIGAN, Q.C., LL.B

GREETING:

WHEREAS by Letters Patent issued in Our name by Our Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on 10 September 1980 We appointed you to be a Commissioner to inquire into and report upon certain matters relating to the Federated Ship Painters and Dockers Union and the officers and members of that Union:

AND WHEREAS those Letters Patent were varied by Letters Patent issued on 25 June 1981, 1 April 1982, 25 December 1982 and 2 February 1983:

AND WHEREAS it is desirable that further time be allowed for the completion of your inquiry and the submission of your report:

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 other enabling powers, vary the Letters Patent issued on 10 September 1980, as affected by the Letters Patent issued on 25 June 1981, 1 April 1982, 25 December 1982 and 2 February 1983, so as to require that your report of the results of your inquiry and your recommendations be furnished to Our Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia not later than 30 June 1984.

 

 

 

 

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, Knight of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Force.

 

Dated this twenty first day of December 1983.

N. M. STEPHEN

Governor-General

 

By His Excellency’s Command

 

 

 

 

Prime Minister