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Administered by: Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief
Published Date 02 Apr 2014

 

APPOINTMENT OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT AND OTHER MEMBERS OF

THE FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

AS DEPUTIES OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL

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I, PETER JOHN COSGROVE, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia:

 

 

(a)        appoint the Vice-President from time to time of the Federal Executive Council to be my deputy within any part of the Commonwealth:

 

(i)                 to summon meetings of the Federal Executive Council; and

(ii)               to preside over any meeting of the Federal Executive Council at which I am unable to be present; and

 

(b)        in the case of a meeting of the Federal Executive Council at which I am not present, and at which neither the Vice-President nor an acting Vice‑President is present, appoint the most senior member of the Federal Executive Council present who is a Minister of State to be my deputy within any part of the Commonwealth to preside at the meeting.

 

 

 

Dated 28 March 2014

Peter Cosgrove

 

Governor-General

 

 

By His Excellency's Command

 

 

Tony Abbott

Prime Minister