'HONOURABLE' - USE OF THE TITLE
MATTERS OF THE ROYAL PREROGATIVE
Approved Use of the Title 'Honourable'
THE prefix 'Honourable' is conferred upon certain Office Holders on appointment. Those entitled to use the prefix are-
Retention of the title 'Honourable' upon resignation or retirement from Office
The retention of the title following resignation
or retirement may be authorised by the Governor of Tasmania on the recommendation
of the Premier.
Qualifications for grant of the Prefix 'Honourable' for life
Upon resignation or retirement from Office, members of the
Executive Council (Ministers of the Crown and Judges of the Supreme Court
of Tasmania) are entitled to apply for the grant to retain the title for
Presiding Officers of the Parliament (President of the Legislative
Council, Speaker of the House of Assembly) may apply for the grant provided
they have served for three years on a continuous basis.
Procedures for application for and approval of the Grant
Upon resignation or retirement from office, Ministers of
the Crown and Supreme Court Judges may apply to the Premier for consideration
for the grant to retain the title.
By His Excellency's Command.
D.J. PITCHFORD, Official Secretary
Maintained by Computer and Electronic Services, Parliament of Tasmania. .
Last Update: 14 August 2002