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Act No. 76 of 1954 as made
An Act to request, and consent to, the Enactment by the Parliament of the United Kingdom of an Act enabling the Queen to place the Cocos or Keeling Islands under the Authority of the Commonwealth.
Date of Assent 18 Nov 1954
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (REQUEST AND CONSENT).

 

No. 76 of 1954.

An Act to request, and consent to, the Enactment by the Parliament of the United Kingdom of an Act enabling the Queen to place the Cocos or Keeling Islands under the Authority of the Commonwealth.

[Assented to 18th November, 1954.]

BE it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title.

1.    This Act may be cited as the Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Request and Consent) Act 1954.

Commencement.

2.    This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Request and consent to enactment of United Kingdom Act.

3.    The Parliament requests, and consents to, the enactment by the Parliament of the United Kingdom of an Act enabling the Queen to place the Cocos or Keeling Islands under the authority of the Commonwealth and making provision for matters incidental to the placing of those Islands under that authority.