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Act No. 47 of 1959 as made
An Act to facilitate the Borrowing of Money by Co-operative Building Societies and Housing Authorities of the Northern Territory of Australia.
Administered by: Treasury
Date of Assent 22 May 1959
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Housing Loans Guarantees (Northern Territory) Act 1959

 

No. 47, 1959

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to facilitate the Borrowing of Money by Co‑operative Building Societies and Housing Authorities of the Northern Territory of Australia

  

  

  



 

 

Housing Loans Guarantees (Northern Territory) Act 1959

 

No. 47, 1959

 

 

 

An Act to facilitate the Borrowing of Money by Co‑operative Building Societies and Housing Authorities of the Northern Territory of Australia

[Assented to 22 May 1959]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short Title

                   This Act may be cited as the Housing Loans Guarantees (Northern Territory) Act 1959.

2  Commencement

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

3  Interpretation

             (1)  In this Act, loan includes an advance by way of overdraft.

             (2)  In this Act, a reference to an Ordinance shall be deemed:

                     (a)  if that Ordinance is amended—to be a reference to that Ordinance as amended; or

                     (b)  if that Ordinance is repealed and remade, with or without modifications, by another Ordinance—to be a reference to that other Ordinance.

4  Treasurer may guarantee loans

             (1)  The Treasurer may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, guarantee the repayment to the lender of a loan (including interest on the loan) made to:

                     (a)  a co‑operative building society registered under a law of the Northern Territory of Australia relating to co‑operative societies;

                     (b)  the Commissioner for Housing holding office under the Housing Loans Ordinance 1949‑1956 of the Northern Territory of Australia; or

                     (c)  the Housing Commission constituted by the Housing Ordinance 1959 of the Northern Territory of Australia.

             (2)  The terms and conditions of the guarantee shall be as agreed to between the Treasurer and the lender.

5  Delegation by Treasurer

             (1)  The Treasurer may, by instrument in writing, delegate to a person, either generally or otherwise as provided in the instrument of delegation, all or any of his powers and functions under this Act (except this power of delegation) so that the delegated powers and functions may be exercised and performed by the delegate in accordance with the instrument of delegation.

             (2)  A delegation under this section is revocable at will and does not prevent the exercise of a power or the performance of a function by the Treasurer.