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Act No. 77 of 1962 as made
An Act relating to the Powers, Privileges and Immunities of the Legislative Council for the Northern Territory.
Date of Assent 10 Dec 1962
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1978
Repealed by Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978

NORTHERN TERRITORY (ADMINISTRATION).

 

No. 77 of 1962.

An Act relating to the Powers, Privileges and Immunities of the Legislative Council for the Northern Territory.

[Assented to 10th December, 1962.]

[Date of commencement, 7th January, 1963.]

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 1962.

(2.)  The Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910-1961 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 1910-1962.


 

2.  After section four s of the Principal Act the following section is inserted:—

Powers, privileges and immunities of Legislative Council.

“4sa. The power of the Legislative Council to make Ordinances conferred by section four u of this Act includes power to make Ordinances—

(a) declaring the powers (other than legislative powers), privileges and immunities of the Legislative Council, and of its members and committees, but so that the powers, privileges and immunities so declared do not exceed the powers, privileges and immunities of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, or of the members or committees of that House, respectively, at the establishment of the Commonwealth; and

(b) providing for the manner in which powers, privileges and immunities so declared may be exercised or upheld.”.

Power of the Legislative Council to make standing rules and orders.

3.  Section four t of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after the word “orders” the words “, not inconsistent with a law of the Territory,”.