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Act No. 102 of 1957 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 Christmas Island under the Authority of the Commonwealth.
Date of Assent 13 Dec 1957
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

CHRISTMAS ISLAND (REQUEST AND CONSENT).

 

No. 102 of 1957.

An Act to requesst, and consent to, the Enactment by the Parliament of the United Kingdom of an Act enabling the Queen to place Christmas Island under the Authority of the Commonwealth.

[Assented to 13th December, 1957.]

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 Christmas Island (Request and Consent) Act 1957.

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 Christmas Island (being the Island of that name situated in the Indian Ocean) under the authority of the Commonwealth and making provision for matters incidental to the placing of that Island under that authority.