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The Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador is vested with a number of governmental duties and is also expected to undertake various ceremonial roles. For instance, the lieutenant governor acts as patron, honorary president, or an honorary member of certain Newfoundland and Labrador institutions and ex officio is appointed as the Honorary Chief of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and Honorary Colonel of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment.23 Also, The viceroy, him or herself a member and Chancellor of the order,4 will induct deserving individuals into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador and, upon installation, automatically becomes a Knight or Dame of Justice and the Vice-Prior in Newfoundland and Labrador of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem.5 The viceroy further presents the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Public Administration, the Newfoundland War Service Volunteer Medal, and numerous other provincial honours and decorations. These honours are presented at official ceremonies, which count amongst hundreds of other engagements the lieutenant governor partakes in each year, either as host or guest of honour; the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia in 2006 undertook 418 engagements and 444 in 2007.6
Standard of the Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
The office of Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland came into being in 1949, upon Newfoundland's entry into Confederation,7 and evolved from the earlier position of Proprietary Governor of Newfoundland. Since that date, 13 lieutenant governors have served the province. The shortest mandate by a Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador was Albert Walsh, from April to September 1949, while the longest was Leonard Outerbridge, from 1949 to 1957.8