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Lands Acquisition Amendment Act 1977

Act No. 105 of 1977 as made
An Act providing for the extension of the Lands Acquisition Act 1955 to the external Territories and for purposes connected therewith.
Date of Assent 19 Oct 1977
Date of repeal 09 Jun 1989
Repealed by Lands Acquisition (Repeal and Consequential Provisions) Act 1989
 

LANDS ACQUISITION AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 105, 1977

LANDS ACQUISITION AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 105 of 1977 - SECT. 1.
Short title.

LANDS ACQUISITION AMENDMENT ACT 1977

No. 105 of 1977
An Act providing for the extension of the Lands Acquisition Act 1955 to the external Territories and for purposes connected therewith.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:
Short title, &c.
1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Lands Acquisition Amendment Act 1977.*1*

(2) The Lands Acquisition Act 1955*2* is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

LANDS ACQUISITION AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 105 of 1977 - SECT. 2.
Commencement

2. This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.*1*

LANDS ACQUISITION AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 105 of 1977 - SECT. 3.

3. After section 5 of the Principal Act the following section is inserted in Part I:
Extension to external Territories
''5A. This Act extends to every external Territory.''.

LANDS ACQUISITION AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 105 of 1977 - SECT. 4.
Service of notices, &c.

4. Section 66 of the Principal Act is amended-

(a) by omitting from sub-section (1) ''A claim'' and substituting ''Subject to sub-section (1A), a claim''; and

(b) by inserting after sub-section (1) the following sub-section:

''(1A) Where a claim, notice or other document required or permitted by this Act to be served on or given to the Minister relates to land in an external Territory, the claim, notice or other document may be so served or given by delivering it to an officer employed in-

(a) the office of the Administrator of that Territory; or

(b) if there is no Administrator in respect of that Territory-such office in that Territory as is prescribed for the purposes of this sub-section.''.
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LANDS ACQUISITION AMENDMENT ACT 1977 No. 105 of 1977 - NOTES


NOTES
1. Act No. 105, 1977; assented to 19 October 1977.
2. Act No. 69, 1955, as amended. For previous amendments see Act No. 4, 1957; No. 93, 1966; No. 208, 1973; and No. 216, 1973 (as amended by No. 20, 1974).