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Act No. 9 of 1973 as made
An Act To amend the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910-1972 so as to lower to Eighteen Years the Age Qualification for a Candidate for election as a member of the Legislative Council for the Northern Territory of Australia, and to make certain Formal Amendments of that Act.
Registered 13 Sep 2010
Date of Assent 16 Mar 1973
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1978
Repealed by Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978

Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1973

No. 9 of 1973

 

AN ACT

To amend the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910-1972 so as to lower to Eighteen Years the Age Qualification for a Candidate for election as a member of the Legislative Council for the Northern Territory of Australia, and to make certain Formal Amendments of that Act.

[Assented to 16 March 1973]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1973.

(2) The Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910-1972 is referred to in this Act as the Principal Act.

(3) The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910-1973.


 

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.

Qualifications for election.

3.  Section 4k of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (b) the words “twenty-one years” and substituting the words “eighteen years”.

Formal amendments.

4The Principal Act is amended as set out in the Schedule.

 

SCHEDULE                                                                 Section 4

FORMAL AMENDMENTS

1.  The following provisions of the Principal Act are amended by omitting any cardinal number that is expressed in words and substituting the corresponding number expressed in figures:—

Sections 3(1) (definition of “Acting Administrator”), 4ca(1), 4sa, 5, 6(1), 8, 17(3), 17a(b) and 21(2).

2.  The following provisions of the Principal Act are amended by omitting the words “of this Act”, “to this Act” and “of this section” (wherever occurring):—

Sections 3(1) (definition of “Acting Administrator”), 3b(4), 3d (1), 4 (3), 4ca(1), 4ka(3)(a), 4pa (3), 4pb(3), 4sa, 4x(4), 4zc and 21(3)(d).

3.  Section 21 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (b) of sub-section (9) the words “the second day of September, One thousand nine hundred and fifty-three,” and substituting the words and figures “2nd September, 1953,”.