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NEW SOUTH WALES

ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth

TO

The Honourable Ronald Sackville AO QC,

Ms Barbara Bennett PSM,

Dr Rhonda Louise Galbally AC,

Ms Andrea Jane Mason OAM,

Mr Alastair James McEwin, and

The Honourable John Francis Ryan AM, and

The Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO

GREETING

WHEREAS, by Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 17 April 2019, and amended by Our Letters Patent issued in Our name on 2 October 2019, We appointed you to be a Commission of inquiry, required and authorised you to inquire into certain matters, and required you to submit to Our Governor a report of the results of your inquiry, and your recommendations, not later than 29 April 2022;

AND WHEREAS it is desired to further amend Our Letters Patent at the request of the Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO, and to require you to submit to our Governor a report of the results of your inquiry, and your recommendations, not later than 29 September 2023;

NOW THEREFORE We do, by these Our Letters Patent issued in Our name by Our Governor on the advice of the Executive Council and under the Royal Commissions Act 1923 and every other enabling power, further amend Our Letters Patent dated 17 April 2019, as amended on 2 October 2019:

a) by omitting from paragraph (s) "29 April 2022" and substituting "29 September 2023 "; and

b) by ceasing the appointment of the Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO, as a member of the Commission of inquiry; and

c) by discharging the Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO, from all of her obligations under those Our Letters Patent; and

d) by repealing the following paragraphs from the amending Letters Patent dated 2 October 2019:

"(g) by appointing you, the Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO, to be an additional member of this Commission of inquiry; and

(h) so that those Letters Patent apply to you in a corresponding way to the way those Letters Patent apply to each of the initial members who is not the Chair of this Commission of inquiry; and".

IN WITNESS, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and the Public Seal of Our State to be hereunto affixed.

[Seal of the State affixed]

WITNESS Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley, Companion of the Order of Australia, Queen's Counsel, Governor of the State of New South Wales in the Commonwealth of Australia.

Dated this 14th day of July 2021

[Signed]

Governor

By Her Excellency's Command

[Signed]

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