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By His Excellency the Bight Hon-

orable William Humble, Earl of Dudley, a member of His. Australia Majesty's- Mo-t Honorabla

to wit. Pró y Connel, Knight Grand (Sgd. ) Cross of the Most Distinguished Dudlet, Order of Saint Michael and Governor- Saint George, Knight Grand General. Cross of the Royal Victorian

Order, Governor-General and Commander - in . Chief of the Commonwealth o£ Australia.

WHEREAS by the Northern Ter-

ritory Acceptance Act 191O any power vested by an. Act of the State of South Australia, continued in force in the Northern Territory, in the Governor is vested in the Gover- nor-General :

And whereas by section 6, para- graph (g), of the Northern Territory Crown Land» Act 189Q (an Act of the State of Sou.' h Australia continued in force in the No» them Territory), ¡t is provided that the Governor may by

proclamation alter the name of tany~

town :

Now therefore, I, William Humble, Eail of Dudley, the Governor-General aforesaid, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, do hereby alter the name of the town of Palmerston, in the Northern Territory,

to Darwin.

Given under my Hand and the

Great Seal of the Commonwealth of Australia this third day of March, in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and eleven, and in the first year of: His Majesty's reign.

By His Excellency's Command,

(l.s ) E. L. BATCHELOR.

God save thr King !

Printed and published by Edward J

Poster, Port Darwin,. Northeri" Territory, for the proprietor Cuaules Jamie Kicklaxu.