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Norfolk Island Act 1957

Act No. 29 of 1957 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 216 of 1973
Registered 04 Dec 2009
Start Date 31 Dec 1973
End Date 07 Aug 1979
Date of repeal 07 Aug 1979
Repealed by Norfolk Island Act 1979

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957 [Note: This Act is "repealed" by Act No. 25 of 1979]
(#DATE 19:12:1973)

Compilation Information

- Reprinted as at 19 December 1973

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE


NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

PART I-PRELIMINARY
Section
1. Short title
2. Commencement
3, 4. (Repealed)
5. Definitions

PART II-ADMINISTRATION

6. Office of Administrator
7. Appointment of Administrator
8. Functions of Administrator
9. Acting Administrator
9A. Deputy Administrator
10. Oath to be taken by Administrator, &c.

PART III-THE NORFOLK ISLAND COUNCIL

11. Norfolk Island Council
11A. Council may advise the Administrator

PART IV-LEGISLATION

Division 1-Laws

12. Continuance of existing laws
13. Amendment and repeal of existing laws
14. Application of Commonwealth Acts

Division 2-Legislative Powers of the Governor-General

15. Ordinances
16. Consideration of Ordinances by the Council
16A. Consideration of regulations by the Council
17. Laying of Ordinances before the Parliament

PART V-THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM

18. Constitution of Supreme Court
19. Appointment of Judges
20. Seniority of Judges
21. Holding of other judicial offices
21A. Salaries and travelling expenses
21B. Oath of allegiance and office by Judge
21C. Exercise of jurisdiction
22. Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
23. Establishment of other judicial tribunals
24. Appeals to the High Court

PART VI-MISCELLANEOUS

25. Officers
26. Grants of land
27. Grant of pardon, remission, &c.
28. Audit
29. Customs duty on certain goods
30. References to the Court of Norfolk Island
31. (Repealed)
32. Regulations

THE SCHEDULES

FIRST SCHEDULE

Oath and Affirmation

SECOND SCHEDULE

(Repealed)

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - PREAMBLE

SECT


NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973

An Act to provide for the Government of Norfolk Island.
Preamble.
WHEREAS Norfolk Island was, by the Norfolk Island Act 1913, declared to be accepted by the Commonwealth as a Territory under the authority of the Commonwealth:

AND WHEREAS Norfolk Island has been governed by the Commonwealth under the provisions of that Act or of that Act as amended:

AND WHEREAS it is desirable to make other provision for the Government of Norfolk Island:

BE it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:-

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 1.
Short title.

SECT

PART I-PRELIMINARY
Short title amended; No. 32, 1918, s. 2.
1. This Act may be cited as the Norfolk Island Act 1957-1973.*

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 2.
Commencement.

SECT

2. This Act shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.*
Sections 3 and 4 repealed by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
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NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 5.
Definitions.

SECT

Amended by No. 101, 1963, s. 4.
5. In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears-

''Acting Administrator'' means a person appointed under section nine of this Act to act in the office of Administrator;

''Judge'' means a Judge of the Supreme Court;

''Ordinance'' means an Ordinance made under, or continued in force by, this Act;

''prescribed'' means prescribed by this Act or by Ordinance;

''the Administrator'' means the Administrator of the Territory appointed under this Act, and includes a person acting as Administrator under section nine of this Act;

''the Council'' means the Norfolk Island Council established under this Act;

''the senior Judge'' means the senior Judge who is available for the discharge of duties under this Act;

''the Supreme Court'' means the Supreme Court of Norfolk Island established by this Act;

''the Territory'' means Norfolk Island.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 6.
Office of Administrator.

SECT

PART II-ADMINISTRATION
6. There shall be an Administrator of the Territory, who shall administer the government of the Territory on behalf of the Commonwealth.*

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 7.
Appointment of Administrator.

SECT

Amended by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
7. The Administrator shall be appointed by the Governor-General by Commission under the Great Seal of Australia and shall hold office during the pleasure of the Governor-General.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 8.
Functions of Administrator.

SECT

8. The Administrator shall exercise all powers and perform all functions that belong to his office in accordance with the tenor of his Commission and in accordance with such instructions as are given to him by the Minister.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 9.
Acting Administrator.

SECT

9. (1) The Governor-General may, by Commission under the Great Seal of the Commonwealth, appoint a person to act in the office of Administrator, and to administer the government of the Territory, during any vacancy in the office of Administrator, or when the Administrator is absent from the Territory or unable by reason of illness or incapacity to perform his duties, and a person so appointed, while he is so administering the government of the Territory, shall have and may exercise and perform all the powers and functions of the Administrator.

(2) The exercise of the powers and the performance of the functions of the Administrator, by virtue of this section, by a person during the absence of the Administrator from the Territory does not affect the exercise of any power or the performance of any function by the Administrator himself.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 9A.
Deputy Administrator.

SECT

Inserted by No. 101, 1963, s. 5.
9A. (1) There shall be a Deputy Administrator of the Territory, who shall be appointed by the Governor-General by commission and shall hold office during the pleasure of the Governor-General.

(2) Where-

(a) there is a vacancy in the office of Administrator or the Administrator is absent from the Territory or unable by reason of illness or incapacity to perform his duties; and

(b) an Acting Administrator has not entered on his duties,
the Deputy Administrator has and may exercise and perform all the powers and functions of the Administrator.

(3) The exercise of the powers and the performance of the functions of the Administrator, by virtue of this section, by the Deputy Administrator during the absence of the Administrator from the Territory does not affect the exercise of any power or the performance of any function by the Administrator.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 10.
Oath to be taken by Administrator, &c.

SECT

10. (1) The Administrator and an Acting Administrator shall, before entering on the duties of his office, make and subscribe an oath or affirmation in the form in the First Schedule to this Act.
Substituted by No. 101, 1963, s. 6.

(2) The Deputy Administrator shall, before exercising a power or performing a function by virtue of his office, make and subscribe an oath or affirmation in accordance with the form in the First Schedule to this Act.
Added by No. 101, 1963, s. 6.

(3) An oath or affirmation under this section shall be made before the Governor-General, a Judge or a person authorized by the Governor-General for the purpose.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 11.
Norfolk Island Council.

SECT

PART III-THE NORFOLK ISLAND COUNCIL
11. (1) There shall be a council for the Territory, to be known as the Norfolk Island Council.
Substituted by No. 101, 1963, s. 7.

(2) The Council shall be constituted as provided by Ordinance and has such powers and functions as are conferred on it by this Act.
Sub-sections (3)-(6) omitted by No. 101, 1963, s. 7.
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NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 11A.
Council may advise the Administrator.

SECT

Inserted by No. 101, 1963, s. 8.
11A. (1) The Council may consider, and tender advice to the Administrator concerning, any matter affecting the peace, order and good government of the Territory.

(2) Any such matter may be brought before the Council by a member of the Council or, with the permission of the Chairman of the Council, by any other person or institution.

(3) Where the Administrator disagrees with the advice tendered to him by the Council with respect to a matter, he shall-

(a) notify the Minister of the advice so tendered, of his disagreement with the advice and of his reasons for that disagreement;

(b) seek the directions of the Minister with respect to the matter; and

(c) refrain from taking any action in relation to the matter until he has received those directions.

(4) The last preceding sub-section does not prevent the Administrator from taking such action in relation to a matter to which the last preceding sub-section relates as he considers should be taken by reason of urgency but, in such a case, the Administrator shall inform the Minister of the action that he has taken.

(5) Where the Administrator has received the directions of the Minister with respect to a matter, he shall act in the matter in accordance with the directions.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 12.
Continuance of existing laws.

SECT

PART IV-LEGISLATION

Division 1-Laws
Sub-section (1) amended by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
12. (1) Notwithstanding the repeal of the Norfolk Island Act 1913 and the Norfolk Island Act 1935, but subject to this Act, all other laws in force immediately before the commencement of this Act in or in relation to the Territory shall continue in force.
Amended by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.

(2) In this section, ''laws'' includes Ordinances made under, and laws continued in force by, the Norfolk Island Act 1913 or that Act as amended and in force at any time prior to the commencement of this Act and laws made under such an Ordinance or law.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 13.
Amendment and repeal of existing laws.

SECT

13. (1) Subject to this Act, a law continued in force by the last preceding section may be amended or repealed by an Ordinance or by a law made under an Ordinance.

(2) A law continued in force by the last preceding section, being an Ordinance or being a Law made by the Governor of the State of New South Wales before the commencement of the Norfolk Island Act 1913, may not be amended or repealed by a law made under an Ordinance unless the contrary intention appears in that Ordinance.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 14.
Application of Commonwealth Acts.

SECT

14. (1) An Act or a provision of an Act (whether passed before or after the commencement of this Act) is not, except as otherwise provided by that Act or by any other Act, in force as such in the Territory, unless expressed to extend to the Territory.

(2) An Ordinance shall not be made so as to affect the application of its own force in, or in relation to, the Territory of an Act or a provision of an Act.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 15.
Ordinances.

SECT

Division 2-Legislative Powers of the Governor-General
15. (1) Subject to this Act, the Governor-General may make Ordinances for the peace, order and good government of the Territory.

(2) Notice of the making of every Ordinance made under this section shall be published in the Norfolk Island Government Gazette, and an Ordinance shall, unless the contrary intention appears in the Ordinance, come into operation on the date of publication of the notice.

(3) This section does not authorize the making of an Ordinance imposing a penalty in respect of an act or omission occurring before the date of publication of notice of the making of the Ordinance in the Norfolk Island Government Gazette.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 16.
Consideration of Ordinances by the Council.

SECT

16. (1) Subject to sub-section (4) of this section, a copy of every proposed Ordinance shall be furnished by the Minister, through the Administrator, to the Council for its consideration.

(2) The Council may, if it thinks fit, make representations in writing in relation to the proposed Ordinance to the Administrator, and the Administrator shall forthwith forward the representations to the Minister, together with such written observations (if any) as he thinks fit to make in relation to the representations.

(3) Where a copy of a proposed Ordinance has been furnished to the Council and-

(a) the Minister has received representations of the Council in relation to the proposed Ordinance and has considered those representations and any observations of the Administrator; or

(b) a period of not less than thirty days has elapsed from the date on which the copy of the proposed Ordinance was furnished to the Council and the Minister has not received any such representations,
the proposed Ordinance, or that Ordinance amended in such manner as the Governor-General thinks fit, may be made by the Governor-General.

(4) Where it appears to the Governor-General-

(a) that an Ordinance should, on account of urgency, be made without the proposed Ordinance being first submitted to the Council or before the expiration of a period of thirty days from the date on which a copy of the proposed Ordinance has been furnished to the Council; or

(b) that, for any other special reason, an Ordinance should be made without the proposed Ordinance being first submitted to the Council,
the Ordinance may be made accordingly, and in that case a copy of the Ordinance shall be furnished by the Minister, through the Administrator, to the Council after it has been made.

(5) Where a copy of an Ordinance is furnished to the Council in accordance with the last preceding sub-section, the Council may, if it thinks fit, make representations in writing in relation to the Ordinance to the Administrator, and the Administrator shall forthwith forward the representations to the Minister, together with such written observations (if any) as he thinks fit to make in relation to the representations and those representations and observations shall be taken into consideration by the Minister.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 16A.
Consideration of regulations by the Council.

SECT

Inserted by No. 101, 1963, s. 9.
16A. (1) Subject to sub-section (4) of this section, a copy of any regulations proposed to be made by the Minister under an Ordinance shall be furnished by the Minister, through the Administrator, to the Council for its consideration.

(2) The Council may, if it thinks fit, make representations in writing in relation to the proposed regulations to the Administrator, and the Administrator shall forthwith forward the representations to the Minister, together with such written observations (if any) as he thinks fit to make in relation to the representations.

(3) Where a copy of proposed regulations has been furnished to the Council and-

(a) the Minister has received representations of the Council in relation to the proposed regulations and has considered those representations and any observations of the Administrator; or

(b) a period of not less than thirty days has elapsed from the date on which the copy of the proposed regulations was furnished to the Council and the Minister has not received any such representations,
the proposed regulations, or the proposed regulations amended in such manner as the Minister thinks fit, may be made by the Minister.

(4) Where it appears to the Minister-

(a) that regulations should, on account of urgency, be made without the proposed regulations being first submitted to the Council or before the expiration of a period of thirty days from the date on which a copy of the proposed regulations has been furnished to the Council; or

(b) that, for any other special reason, regulations should be made without the proposed regulations being first submitted to the Council,
the regulations may be made accordingly, and in that case a copy of the regulations shall be furnished by the Minister, through the Administrator, to the Council after they have been made.

(5) Where a copy of regulations is furnished to the Council in accordance with the last preceding sub-section, the Council may, if it thinks fit, make representations in writing in relation to the regulations to the Administrator, and the Administrator shall forthwith forward the representations to the Minister, together with such written observations (if any) as he thinks fit to make in relation to the representations, and those representations and observations shall be taken into consideration by the Minister.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 17.
Laying of Ordinances before the Parliament.

SECT

17. (1) An Ordinance shall be laid before each House of the Parliament within fifteen sitting days of that House after the making of the Ordinance, and, if it is not so laid before each House of the Parliament, shall be void and of no effect.
Substituted by No. 101, 1963, s. 10.

(2) If either House of the Parliament, in pursuance of a motion of which notice has been given within fifteen sitting days after an Ordinance has been laid before that House, passes a resolution disallowing the Ordinance or a part of the Ordinance, the Ordinance or part so disallowed shall thereupon cease to have effect.
Substituted by No. 101, 1963, s. 10.

(3) If, at the expiration of fifteen sitting days after notice of a motion to disallow an Ordinance or part of an Ordinance has been given in a House of the Parliament, being notice given within fifteen sitting days after the Ordinance has been laid before that House-

(a) the notice has not been withdrawn and the motion has not been called on; or

(b) the motion has been called on, moved and seconded and has not been withdrawn or otherwise disposed of,
the Ordinance or part, as the case may be, specified in the motion shall thereupon be deemed to have been disallowed.
Inserted by No. 101, 1963, s. 10.

(3A) If, before the expiration of fifteen sitting days after notice of a motion to disallow an Ordinance or part of an Ordinance has been given in a House of the Parliament-

(a) that House is dissolved or, being the House of Representatives, expires, or the Parliament is prorogued; and

(b) at the time of the dissolution, expiry or prorogation, as the case may be-

(i) the notice has not been withdrawn and the motion has not been called on; or

(ii) the motion has been called on, moved and seconded and has not been withdrawn or otherwise disposed of,
the Ordinance shall, for the purposes of the last two preceding sub- sections, be deemed to have been laid before that House on the first sitting day of that House after the dissolution, expiry or prorogation, as the case may be.

(4) Where an Ordinance or part of an Ordinance is disallowed, or is deemed to have been disallowed, under this section, the disallowance has the same effect as a repeal of the Ordinance or part of the Ordinance, as the case may be, except that, if a provision of the Ordinance or part of the Ordinance amended or repealed a law in force immediately before that provision came into operation, the disallowance revives the previous law from and including the date of the disallowance as if the disallowed provision had not been made.
Amended by No. 101, 1963, s. 10.

(5) If an Ordinance or part of an Ordinance is disallowed, or is deemed to have been disallowed, under this section, and an Ordinance containing a provision being the same in substance as a provision so disallowed, or deemed to have been disallowed, is made within six months after the date of the disallowance, that provision is void and of no effect, unless-

(a) in the case of an Ordinance, or part of an Ordinance, disallowed by resolution-the resolution has been rescinded by the House of the Parliament by which it was passed; or

(b) in the case of an Ordinance, or part of an Ordinance, deemed to have been disallowed-the House of the Parliament in which notice of the motion to disallow that Ordinance or part was given approves, by resolution, the making of a provision the same in substance as the provision deemed to have been disallowed.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 18.
Constitution of Supreme Court.

SECT

PART V-THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM
18. (1) There shall be a Supreme Court of the Territory, which shall be known as the Supreme Court of Norfolk Island.
Amended by No. 101, 1963, s. 11.

(2) The Supreme Court shall consist of a Judge or Judges appointed in accordance with this Act.

(3) The Supreme Court is a Superior Court of Record.
Sub-section (4) omitted by No. 101, 1963, s. 11.
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NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 19.
Appointment of Judges.

SECT

Substituted by No. 101, 1963, s. 12.
19. The Governor-General may, by commission, appoint a person who, or persons each of whom, is a Judge of another court created by the Parliament to be a Judge or Judges of the Supreme Court.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 20.
Seniority of Judges.

SECT

Substituted by No. 101, 1963, s. 12.
20. The Judges have seniority as Judges of the Supreme Court according to the dates of their commissions.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 21.
Holding of other judicial offices.

SECT

Substituted by No. 101, 1963, s. 12; amended by No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
21. A person may be a Judge of the Supreme Court notwithstanding that he is also a Judge of another court created by the Parliament, or is also the holder of a judicial office in relation to a Territory other than Norfolk Island, by virtue of an appointment made either before or after his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 21A.
Salaries and travelling expenses.

SECT

Inserted by No. 101, 1963, s. 12.
Sub-section (1) amended by No. 40, 1969, s. 3.
21A. (1) A Judge shall be remunerated with the salary and annual allowance that he receives as a Judge of the other court, or other courts, of which he is a Judge.

(2) A Judge shall be paid such travelling expenses as the Governor-General approves.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 21B.
Oath of allegiance and office by Judge.

SECT

Inserted by No. 101, 1963, s. 12.
21B. A Judge appointed after the commencement of this section shall, before proceeding to discharge the duties of his office, take before the Governor-General, or before a person authorized by the Governor-General for the purpose, an oath or affirmation in accordance with the form in the First Schedule to this Act.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 21C.
Exercise of jurisdiction.

SECT

Inserted by No. 101, 1963, s. 12.
21C. (1) The jurisdiction of the Supreme Court is exercisable by one Judge, sitting in Court or, to the extent and in the cases provided by or under Ordinance, sitting in Chambers.

(2) The senior Judge may, from time to time, make arrangements as to which Judge is to exercise the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.

(3) The Supreme Court constituted by one Judge may sit and exercise the jurisdiction of the Court notwithstanding that the Court constituted by another Judge is at the same time sitting and exercising the jurisdiction of the Court.

(4) The exercise of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court by a Judge is not invalidated and shall not be called in question on the ground that it is not in accordance with arrangements made in pursuance of this section.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 22.
Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.

SECT

22. Subject to regulations referred to in paragraph (a) of section thirty-two of this Act, the jurisdiction, practice and procedure of the Supreme Court shall be as provided by or under Ordinance.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 23.
Establishment of other judicial tribunals.

SECT

23. Courts and tribunals for the Territory may be established by or under Ordinance.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 24.
Appeals to the High Court.

SECT

24. (1) The High Court has jurisdiction, with such exceptions and subject to such conditions as are provided by Ordinance, to hear and determine appeals from all judgments, decrees, orders and sentences of the Supreme Court.

(2) It may be provided by Ordinance that an appeal to the High Court may be by case stated, with the legal argument, if any, attached to the case in writing, and that it shall not be necessary in any such case for the parties to appear either personally or by counsel.

(3) Nothing in this Act affects any right of appeal to the High Court, any jurisdiction of the High Court to give leave to appeal to the High Court or any jurisdiction of the High Court to hear and determine any appeal, from any judgment, decree, order or sentence of any court or judge given, made or pronounced before the commencement of this Act.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 25.
Officers.

SECT

PART VI-MISCELLANEOUS
25. Provision may be made by Ordinance for and in relation to the appointment and employment of such persons as are necessary for the purposes of this Act and for the proper government of the Territory.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 26.
Grants of land.

SECT

Amended by No. 101, 1963, s. 13.
26. The Minister may, in accordance with law, make grants or other dispositions of Crown land in the Territory.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 27.
Grant of pardon, remission, &c.

SECT

27. (1) The Governor-General, acting with the advice of the Minister, by warrant under his hand, may grant to a person convicted by a court of the Territory exercising criminal jurisdiction a pardon, either free or conditional, or a remission or commutation of sentence, or a respite, for such period as he thinks fit, of the execution of sentence, and may remit any fines, penalties and forfeitures imposed or incurred under a law in force in the Territory.

(2) Without limiting the powers of the Governor-General under the last preceding sub-section, provision may be made by Ordinance for the remission, for good conduct, of part of the sentence of a person serving a sentence of imprisonment in the Territory.

(3) Where an offence has been committed in the Territory, or where an offence has been committed outside the Territory for which the offender may be tried in the Territory, the Governor-General, acting with the advice of the Minister, may, by warrant under his hand, grant a pardon to an accomplice who gives evidence that leads to the conviction of the principal offender, or of any of the principal offenders.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 28.
Audit.

SECT

28. The accounts of the Territory shall be subject to inspection and audit by the Auditor-General for the Commonwealth.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 29.
Customs duty on certain goods.

SECT

29. Duties of Customs are not chargeable on goods imported into Australia from the Territory if the goods-

(a) are the produce or manufacture of the Territory;

(b) have been shipped in the Territory for export to Australia; and

(c) are not goods which, if manufactured or produced in Australia, would be subject to a Duty of Excise.

NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 30.
References to the Court of Norfolk Island.

SECT

30. A reference in a law of the Commonwealth to the Court of Norfolk Island sitting in its Full Jurisdiction shall, after the commencement of this Act, be read as including a reference to the Supreme Court.
Section 31 repealed by No. 101, 1963, s. 14.
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NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - SECT. 32.
Regulations.

SECT

Amended by No. 101, 1963, s. 15; No. 93, 1966, s. 3; and No. 216, 1973, s. 3.
32. The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing all matters necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act and, in particular-

(a) making provision for and in relation to sittings of the Supreme Court in a State or in a Territory other than Norfolk Island for the purpose of hearing and determining a matter, otherwise than in the exercise of its criminal jurisdiction, if the senior Judge is satisfied that the hearing of the matter outside the Territory is not contrary to the interests of justice; and

(b) prescribing penalties, not exceeding a fine of One hundred dollars or imprisonment for three months, for offences against the regulations.

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NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - THE SCHEDULES

SCH


THE SCHEDULES
Amended by No. 101, 1963, s. 16.
FIRST SCHEDULE
Sections 10 and 21B

OATH

I, , do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, Her Heirs and Successors according to law, that I will well and truly serve Her in the office of and that I will do right to all manner of people according to law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will:

SO HELP ME GOD)

AFFIRMATION

I, , do solemnly and sincerely promise and declare that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, Her Heirs and Successors according to law, that I will well and truly serve Her in the office of and that I will do right to all manner of people according to law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will.
Second Schedule repealed by No. 101, 1963, s. 17.
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NORFOLK ISLAND ACT 1957-1973 - NOTES


NOTES
1. The Norfolk Island Act 1957-1973 comprises the Norfolk Island Act 1957 as amended by the other Acts specified in the following table:
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Number Date of
Act and year Date of Assent commencement
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Norfolk Island Act 1957 No. 29, 1957 30 May 1957 7 Apr 1960 (see
Gazette 1960,
p.1237)
Norfolk Island Act 1963 No. 101, 1963 1 Nov 1963 27 Apr 1964 (see
Gazette 1964,
p.1563)
Statute Law Revision
(Decimal Currency) Act
1966-1967 No. 93, 1966
No. 3, 1967 29 Oct 1966
13 Apr 1967 1 Dec 1966
1 Dec 1966
Judges' Remuneration
Act 1969 (a) No. 40, 1969 14 June 1969 14 June 1969
Statute Law Revision
Act 1973 No. 216, 1973 19 Dec 1973 31 Dec 1973
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(a) The Judges' Remuneration Act 1969 was repealed by section 7 of the Statute Law Revision Act 1973. That section provides that the repeal does not affect the operation of any amendment made by the repealed Act or any provision made by it for the citation of an Act as so amended.
2.-S. 6-By section 15 of, and Schedule 4 to, the Remuneration and Allowances Acts 1973, the rate per annum of the salary applicable to the office of Administrator of Norfolk Island is $12,974 with an annual allowance of $1,000.