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Administered by: Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief
Published Date 05 Nov 2013

 

 

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, by Commission under Her Royal Sign Manual and the Great Seal of Australia dated 12 November 2008, appointed me, Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce, Companion of the Order of Australia, Conspicuous Service Cross, Governor of the State of South Australia, to administer the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia in the event of the absence out of Australia or the death, incapacity or removal of the Governor-General for the time being, or in the event of the Governor‑General having temporarily absented herself from office for any reason:

 

And whereas the Governor-General is from today absent out of Australia:

 

Now let it be known that, having taken the prescribed oaths, I have this day assumed the administration of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia.

 

                                                                                    Signed and sealed with the

                                                                                    Great Seal of Australia

                                                                                    on 4 November 2013

 

Kevin Scarce

                                                                                                Administrator

 

 

By Her Excellency's Command

Tony Abbott

Prime Minister