Royal Charter

At the Court at Buckingham Palace
The 13th day of August, 1935
WHEREAS there was this day read at the Board a Report of a Committee of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, dated the 1st day of August, 1935, in the words following, viz.:-

"YOUR MAJESTY having been pleased, by Your Order of the 21st day of February, 1935, to refer unto this Committee the humble Petition of Sir Thomas Guthrie Russell, President of the Institution of Engineers (India) and others praying for the grant of a Charter of Incorporation to the said Institution:

"THE LORDS OF THE COMMITTEE, in obedience to Your Majesty's said Order of Reference, have taken the said Petition into consideration, and do this day agree humbly to report, as their opinion, to Your Majesty, that a Charter may be granted by Your Majesty in terms of the Draft hereunto annexed."

HIS MAJESTY, having taken into consideration the said Report, and the Draft Charter accompanying it, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve thereof, and to order, as it is hereby ordered, that the Most Honourable the Marquess of Zetland, one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, do cause a Warrant to be prepared for His Majesty's Royal Signature, for passing under the Great Seal a Charter in conformity with the said Draft, which is hereunto annexed.