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Act No. 68 of 1961 as made
An Act to amend the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910-1959.
Date of Assent 24 Oct 1961
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1978
Repealed by Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978

NORTHERN TERRITORY (ADMINISTRATION).

 

No. 68 of 1961.

An Act to amend the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910–1959.

[Assented to 24th October, 1961.]

[Date of commencement, 21st November, 1961.]

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 and citation.

1.—(1.)     This Act may be cited as the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1961.

(2.)   The Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910–1959 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)   The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910–1961.

Oath to be taken by Administrator, &c.

2.  Section three d of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (2.) the word “Territory” and inserting in its stead the words “Northern Territory of Australia”.

Application of Commonwealth Electoral Act.

3.  Section four e of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in sub-section (3.), after the word “Territory”, the words “of Australia”.

Disqualifications for membership of Legislative Council.

4.  Section four ka of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in sub-section (4.), after the word “Territory”, the words “of Australia”.

Wards Benefits Trust Fund.

5.  Section twenty-one of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from sub-section (1.) the words “(Benefits from Mining)” and inserting in their stead the word “Benefits”; and

(b) by omitting from sub-section (3.) the words “relating to mining” and inserting in their stead the words “,being royalties in respect of mining, or the taking of timber,”.