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Act No. 166 of 2011 as made
An Act to abolish the power of the Commonwealth executive government to disallow or recommend amendments of enactments of the Australian Capital Territory or laws of the Northern Territory, and for related purposes
Administered by: Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government
Originating Bill: Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment Power of the Commonwealth) Bill 2010
Registered 08 Dec 2011
Date of Assent 04 Dec 2011
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Territories Self-Government Legislation Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment of Laws) Act 2011

 

No. 166, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to abolish the power of the Commonwealth executive government to disallow or recommend amendments of enactments of the Australian Capital Territory or laws of the Northern Territory, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 2

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

4............ Objects of Act..................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988     3

Schedule 2—Amendment of the Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978          4


 

 

Territories Self-Government Legislation Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment of Laws) Act 2011

No. 166, 2011

 

 

 

An Act to abolish the power of the Commonwealth executive government to disallow or recommend amendments of enactments of the Australian Capital Territory or laws of the Northern Territory, and for related purposes

[Assented to 4 December 2011]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Territories Self‑Government Legislation Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment of Laws) Act 2011.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

4  Objects of Act

                   The objects of this Act are:

                     (a)  to remove the Governor‑General’s power, under section 35 of the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988, to disallow an enactment (or part of an enactment) of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory or to recommend amendments of any enactments; and

                     (b)  to remove the Governor‑General’s power, under section 9 of the Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978, to disallow a law (or part of a law) of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory or to recommend amendments of any laws of the Northern Territory.

Schedule 1Amendment of the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988

1  Section 35

Repeal the section.

Schedule 2Amendment of the Northern Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1978

  

1  Section 9

Repeal the section.

2  Section 10

Omit “or disallows a law or part of a law”.

3  Section 10

Omit “, or for the disallowance, as the case may be,”.

4  Section 10

Omit “or the date of the disallowance, as the case may be”.

 

 

[Second reading speech made in—

Senate on 29 September 2010

House of Representatives on 31 October 2011]

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