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7. Section 84(1) of the Constitution shall have effect as if the words “unless the Governor is instructed by Her Majesty through a Secretary of State to do otherwise” were replaced by the words—
“but the Governor, acting in his or her discretion, may—
(a)act otherwise than in accordance with that advice if he or she determines that compliance with that advice would prejudice Her Majesty’s service; and
(b)make an appointment to any public office without reference to the Public Service Commission in any case where he or she considers that reasons of urgency so require”.
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