||I. The said Letters Patent bearing date
the 28th day of October 1983 are hereby amended by revoking clause
VIII, and substituting the following clause:
|Membership of Executive Council.
“VIII. The Executive Council
shall consist of those persons who, having been appointed to the Executive
Council from among persons eligible for appointment under the Constitution
Act 1986, are for the time being Our responsible advisers.”
|Power reserved to Her Majesty to revoke,
alter, or amend the present Letters Patent.
||II. And we do hereby reserve to Ourselves,
Our heirs and successors, full power and authority from time to time
to revoke, alter, or amend these Our Letters Patent as to Us or them
shall seem meet.
|Amending Letters Patent to have effect
||III. And We do further declare that these
Our Letters Patent shall take effect as part of the law of Our Realm
of New Zealand on the 1st day of January 1987.
||IN WITNESS WHEREOF We have caused these
Our Letters to be made Patent, and for the greater testimony and validity
thereof We have caused the Seal of New Zealand to be affixed to these
presents, which We have signed with Our Regal Hand.
||GIVEN this 31st of December in the Year
of Our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Eighty-six and in the 35th
Year of Our Reign.