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

 

 

 

APPOINTMENT OF PROFESSOR MARIE BASHIR AC CVO,

AS DEPUTY OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL

 

 

I, PETER JOHN COSGROVE, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, hereby appoint PROFESSOR MARIE BASHIR AC CVO, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEW SOUTH WALES, to be my deputy within any part of the Commonwealth.

In her capacity as my deputy, and upon receipt of a request from me and in accordance with the terms of that request, PROFESSOR MARIE BASHIR is authorised to exercise the following powers and perform the following functions of the Governor‑General:

(a)      To make recommendations with respect to the appropriation of revenue or moneys by message to a House of the Parliament and to communicate other matters to a House of the Parliament;

(b)     When a proposed law passed by both Houses of the Parliament is presented for The Queen’s assent –

(i)       to declare, according to her discretion, but subject to the Constitution, that she assents in The Queen’s name, or that she withholds assent or that she reserves the law for The Queen’s pleasure; or

(ii)     except in the case of a proposed law to alter the Constitution, to return the proposed law to the House in which it originated and to transmit therewith any amendments which she may recommend;

(c)      To make, sign or issue any proclamation, order, regulation, ordinance, appointment, instrument, or document in accordance with the advice of the Federal Executive Council;

(d)     To administer such oaths or affirmations as may be necessary to be taken or made by any person in respect of his or her having been chosen or summoned to be a member of the Federal Executive Council or appointed to administer a Department of State;

(e)      To grant to convicted offenders pardons and to remit fines, penalties (including sentences) and forfeitures;

(f)      In accordance with the Commonwealth Prisoners Act 1967 (to the extent that any operation of that Act has been preserved, in particular by the Crimes Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 1989), to direct, by order, that a person be released from prison on parole and to amend or revoke an order under that Act, directing that a prisoner be released from prison on parole;


 

(g)     In accordance with section 8A of the Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923, to grant to a person a licence to be at large or to vary or revoke a licence granted to a person under that Act;

(h)     To sign any correspondence with which it is necessary to deal urgently.

 

Dated 28 March 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

 

 

By His Excellency’s Command

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tony Abbott

Prime Minister


 

APPOINTMENT OF ALEX CHERNOV AC QC,

AS DEPUTY OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL

 

I, PETER JOHN COSGROVE, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, hereby appoint ALEX CHERNOV AC QC, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF VICTORIA, to be my deputy within any part of the Commonwealth.

In his capacity as my deputy, and upon receipt of a request from me and in accordance with the terms of that request, ALEX CHERNOV is authorised to exercise the following powers and perform the following functions of the Governor‑General:

(a)      To make recommendations with respect to the appropriation of revenue or moneys by message to a House of the Parliament and to communicate other matters to a House of the Parliament;

(b)     When a proposed law passed by both Houses of the Parliament is presented for The Queen’s assent –

(i)       to declare, according to his discretion, but subject to the Constitution, that he assents in The Queen’s name, or that he withholds assent or that he reserves the law for The Queen’s pleasure; or

(ii)     except in the case of a proposed law to alter the Constitution, to return the proposed law to the House in which it originated and to transmit therewith any amendments which he may recommend;

(c)      To make, sign or issue any proclamation, order, regulation, ordinance, appointment, instrument, or document in accordance with the advice of the Federal Executive Council;

(d)     To administer such oaths or affirmations as may be necessary to be taken or made by any person in respect of his or her having been chosen or summoned to be a member of the Federal Executive Council or appointed to administer a Department of State;

(e)      To grant to convicted offenders pardons and to remit fines, penalties (including sentences) and forfeitures;

(f)      In accordance with the Commonwealth Prisoners Act 1967 (to the extent that any operation of that Act has been preserved, in particular by the Crimes Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 1989), to direct, by order, that a person be released from prison on parole and to amend or revoke an order under that Act, directing that a prisoner be released from prison on parole;


 

 

(g)     In accordance with section 8A of the Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923, to grant to a  person a licence to be at large or to vary or revoke a licence granted to a person under that Act;

(h)     To sign any correspondence with which it is necessary to deal urgently.

 

Dated 28 March 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

 

 

By His Excellency’s Command

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tony Abbott

Prime Minister