ANAND SATYANAND, Governor-General
A. An Order in Council dated 30 July 1923*
("the order") made under the British Settlements Act 1887 (UK) appoints the Governor-General of
New Zealand to be the Governor of the Ross Dependency ("the Governor") and vests in the Governor certain powers:
B. The order empowers the Governor to make rules
and regulations for the peace, order, and good government of the Dependency:
C. Regulations made by the Governor on 14 November 1923Å provide that all persons appointed by the Governor may be empowered to do such things as may be necessary or desirable to ensure that the laws in force in the Dependency are duly observed and complied with in every respect, and to do all things necessary or expedient for the peace, order, and good government of the Dependency, and to safeguard and preserve Her Majesty's rights and sovereignty over and in respect of the Dependency:
D. It is now expedient that Julie Elizabeth Anne Patterson be appointed an officer of the Government of the Dependency:
Now therefore I, The Honourable Sir Anand Satyanand,
the Governor-General of New Zealand, and as such the Governor of the Dependency, appoint
Julie Elizabeth Anne Patterson
to be an officer of the Government of the Dependency while she acts as Senior New Zealand Representative at Scott Base during the period beginning with this appointment and ending with the close of 28 February 2010:
I confer on Julie Elizabeth Anne Patterson, while she holds office as an officer of the Government of the Dependency, all the powers exercisable in New Zealand by a Justice of the Peace:
Julie Elizabeth Anne Patterson is to exercise her functions at such places within the Dependency as may be directed by an officer of the Government of the Dependency who has the general executive and administrative authority in preserving Her Majesty's rights and sovereignty and the laws in force in the Dependency.
Given under the hand of His Excellency the Governor- General as the Governor of the Ross Dependency and issued this 18th day of January 2010.
MURRAY MCCULLY, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
*New Zealand Gazette, 16 August 1923, No. 63, page 2211
ÅNew Zealand Gazette, 15 November 1923, No. 80, page 2815