Proclamation for the election of Mulgoa Municipal Council

NSW Government Gazette, 30 August 1893

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No. 606

WEDNESDAY, 30 AUGUST

1893.

NEW SOUTH WALES, to wit

Proclamation by His Excellency The Right Honourable Sir ROBERT WILLIAM DUFF, a Member of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council, a Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependencies.

WHEREAS by a certain Proclamation dated the twenty-fifth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-three, and duly published in a Supplementary Government Gazette of the twenty-sixth of the same month, and otherwise, in accordance with the provisions contained in the “Municipalities Act of 1867,” a certain district in the said Proclamation described and named, and the limits and boundaries whereof were thereby defined, was by the said Proclamation declared to be a Municipality within the meaning and for all the purposes of the said Act, by the name and style of the “Municipal District of Mulgoa,” and the electors for the time being of the said Municipality, immediately upon such publication as aforesaid, became and were a body corporate under such name and style: And whereas it is by the said Act provided and declared that the first election of Aldermen and Auditors for any such newly proclaimed Municipality shall take place on a day, at noon, and at a place to be

notified by the Governor, within three months after the incorporation of such Municipality; and that the Returning Officer shall at such first election be nominated by the Governor, and shall exercise certain powers and perform. certain duties in reference to such first election, as in the said Act are prescribed and defined : Now, therefore, I, Sir ROBERT WILLIAM DUFF, the Governor aforesaid, in pursuance of the provisions of the said Act, and with the advice of the Executive Council, do, by this my Proclamation, nominate ROBERT GEORGE WALLACE, Esquire, of Wallace, to be the first Returning Officer of the said Municipality : And I do hereby notify that the said first election shall take place in The Mulgoa Hall, Mulgoa, at noon on Tuesday, the nineteenth day of September next.

Given under my Hand and Seal, at Government House, Sydney, this thirtieth day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety three, and in the fifty-seventh year of Her Majesty’s Reign.

By His Excellency’s Command,

GEORGE R. DIBBS.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN 1

SYDNEY:

Printed and Published by CHARLES POTTER Government Printer, Phillip Street,
30 August 1893