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LETTERS PATENT

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 AM,

The Honourable John Francis Ryan AM, and

The Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO

GREETING:

WHEREAS, by Our Letters Patent issued in Our name by Our Governor in and over Our State of Queensland and entered in the Register of Patents on 27 June 2019, We appointed you: 

(a) The Honourable Ronald Sackville AO QC; and

(b) Ms Barbara Bennett PSM; and

(c) Dr Rhonda Louise Galbally AC; and

(d) Ms Andrea Jane Mason OAM; and

(e) Mr Alastair James McEwin AM; and

(f) The Honourable John Francis Ryan AM;

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 by Our Letters Patent issued in Our name by Our Governor in and over Our State of Queensland and entered in the Register of Patents on 10 October 2019, We appointed you:

(g) The Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO to be an additional member of this Commission of inquiry.

AND it is desired to further amend Our Letters Patent;

NOW THEREFORE We do, by these Our Letters Patent issued in Our name by Our Governor in and over Our State of Queensland acting by and with the advice of Our Executive Council of Our State of Queensland and in pursuance of the Commissions of Inquiry Act 1950 and all other powers him thereunto enabling, amend the Letters Patent issued to you:

(i) by omitting from paragraph (s) of the Letters Patent entered in the Register of Patents on 27 June 2019, "29 April 2022" and substituting "29 September 2023"; and

(ii) by omitting paragraphs (g) and (h) from the Letters Patent entered in the Register of Patents on 10 October 2019 to cease the appointment of The Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO, as an additional member of this Commission of inquiry, and discharge The Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO, from all her obligations under the Letters Patent, with effect from 5 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time on 24 June 2021.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF We have caused the Public Seal of Our said State to be hereunto affixed.

[Signed]

Paul de Jersey

WITNESS Our Trusty and Well-beloved His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey, Companion of the Order of Australia, Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Governor in and over the State of Queensland and its Dependencies, in the Commonwealth of Australia, at Government House, Brisbane this nineteenth day of August in the year of Our Lord, Two thousand and twenty-one and in the Seventieth year of Our Reign.

[Seal of the State affixed]

By Command

[Signed]

Premier of Queensland

RECORDED in the Register of Patents, No. 52, page 59, on 19 August 2021.

[Signed]

J Morgan
Clerk of Executive Council