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Western Australia

Commission

amending the commission issued on 20 August 2019

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
The Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO

By this commission under the Public Seal of the State, I, the Governor, acting under the Royal Commissions Act 1968 and all other enabling powers and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, amend the commission issued on 20 August 2019 as follows-

(a) after paragraph (a) insert:

(aa) appoint you, the Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO, to be an additional member of the Royal Commission; and

(ab) direct that this commission applies to you, the Honourable Roslyn Gay Atkinson AO, in a corresponding way to the way this commission applies to the other members of the Royal Commission who are not the Chairman of the Commission; and

(b) after paragraph (f) insert:

(fa) direct the Chairman of the Commission to be responsible for ensuring the effective, orderly and expeditious conduct of the inquiry in all its facets; and

(fb) without limiting the scope of paragraph (fa), direct that the Chairman of the Commission may, as required during the conduct of the inquiry -

(i) give binding directions to other appointed Commissioners; or

(ii) assign duties or functions to other appointed Commissioners; or

(iii) restrict the duties or functions of other appointed Commissioners; and

(fc) direct that the Chairman of the Commission cannot give a direction under paragraph (fb) in relation to -

(i) making recommendations arising out of the inquiry; and

(ii) reporting on matters within these terms of reference; and

Issued under the Public Seal of the State at Perth on 29 October 2019.

[Signed]

Kim Beazley, Governor of Western Australia

[Signed]

Mark McGowan, Premier

[Seal of the State affixed]