“The following territory, which is now
included within the Province of the Punjab, namely that portion of District
of Delhi comprising the Tahsil of Delhi and the police station of Mehrauli,
shall, on and from the first day of October, 1912, be taken under the
immediate authority and management of the Governor General of India in
Council and formed into a Chief Commissionership, to be called the Chief
Commissioner of Delhi, and Hon’ble Mr. William Malcolm Hailey, C.I.E., I.C.S.
is hereby appointed to be the Chief Commissioner of Delhi, with effect from