BY HIS EXCELLENCY ADMIRAL SIR DAVID MURRAY ANDERSON, Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and Saint George, Member of the Royal Victorian Order, Governor and Commander-in-Chief in and over the Colony of Newfoundland.
WHEREAS by the Letters Patent under the Great Seal bearing date at Westminster January 30th, 1934, His Majesty has been pleased to suspend the operation of the Letters Patent of March 28th, 1876, constituting the Office of Governor and Commander-in-Chief in and over the Island of Newfoundland and its Dependencies and the Letters Patent of July 17th, 1905, amending same and to make provision for the administration of the Island of Newfoundland and its Dependencies during the period while the operation of the aforesaid Letters Patent is suspended;
AND WHEREAS by the said Letters Patent dated January 30th, 1934, it is provided that the said Letters Patent shall be read and proclaimed at such place or places as the Governor shall think fit within the Island of Newfoundland and shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by the Governor by Proclamation in the Official Gazette;
I DO THEREFORE by this my Proclamation order and direct that the Letters Patent dated the 30th January, 1934, having this day been duly read and proclaimed, shall come into operation on the date of this Proclamation.
Given under my Hand and Seal at St. John's, Newfoundland,
this Sixteenth day of February, A.D. 1934.
By His Excellency's Command,
Deputy Secretary of State.