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      8   AUTHORITY TO ADMINISTER OATH OR AFFIRMATION OF ALLEGIANCE TO MEMBERS

The Speaker announced that he had received from Her Excellency the Governor-General the following authority:

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting under section 42 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia, authorise Mr Jenkins, Speaker of the House of Representatives, to administer the oath or affirmation of allegiance to those Members of the House of Representatives who have not already made and subscribed that oath or affirmation since their election or last election to the House of Representatives.

Dated 28 September 2010

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

JULIA GILLARD

Prime Minister