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Commonwealth Letters Patent – 7 December 2023

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KING CHARLES THE THIRD, by the Grace of God King of Australia and His other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth

TO

Mr Naguib Kaldas APM,
The Honourable James Sholto Douglas KC, and
Dr Peggy Brown AO

GREETING

WHEREAS, by Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 8 July 2021 and amended by Our Letters Patent issued in Our name and entered in the Register of Patents on 10 April 2022, 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-General a report of the results of your inquiry, and your recommendations, not later than 17 June 2024.

AND WHEREAS it is desired to further amend Our Letters Patent to require you to submit to Our Governor-General a report of the results of your inquiry, and your recommendations, not later than 9 September 2024.

NOW THEREFORE We do, by these Our Letters Patent issued in Our name by Our Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia on the advice of the Federal Executive Council and under the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Royal Commissions Act 1902 and every other enabling power, further amend Our Letters Patent entered in the Register of Patents on 8 July 2021 and amended by Our Letters Patent entered in the Register of Patents on 10 April 2022, by omitting from paragraph (zb) of the Letters Patent "17 June 2024" and substituting "9 September 2024".

IN WITNESS, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent.

WITNESS General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Dated 7 December 2023

[signed]
Governor-General

By His Excellency's Command

[signed]
Attorney-General