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Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Published Date 19 Dec 2016

 

Elizabeth R

 

COMMISSION TO ADMINISTER THE GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Passed under the Royal Sign Manual and the

Great Seal of Australia, appointing

 

 

HER EXCELLENCY THE HONOURABLE KERRY SANDERSON AC

 

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ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth:  To Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, Companion of the Order of Australia, Governor of the State of Western Australia, Greeting:

 

WE DO, by this Commission under Our Sign Manual and the Great Seal of Australia, appoint you, Kerry Sanderson, in the event of the absence out of Australia, or the death, incapacity or removal, of the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia for the time being, or in the event of the Governor‑General having absented himself or herself temporarily from office for any reason, to administer the Government of the Commonwealth, upon a request in that behalf being made to you in accordance with Our Letters Patent as amended relating to the office of Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

 

AND WE DO declare that this Commission remains in force during Our pleasure.

 

 

Given at Our Court

at Buckingham Palace

on 19 July 2016

by Her Majesty's Command,

 

 

 

 

                                                                                          Malcolm Turnbull

Prime Minister