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COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS ACT 1955


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title
           Preamble

   PART I--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   4.      Interpretation  
   4A.     Application of the Criminal Code  

   PART II--ACCEPTANCE OF THE ISLANDS

   5.      Acceptance of Cocos or Keeling Islands  
   6.      Transfer of rights, liabilities etc. to Commonwealth  
   7.      Extinguishment of certain rights and restrictions under the 1886 Indenture  

   PART III--LAWS AND LEGISLATIVE POWERS

           Division 1--Laws of the Territory

   7A.     The laws of the Territory  
   8.      Operation of existing laws etc.  
   8A.     Application of Western Australian laws  
   8B.     Minister must table lists of applied Western Australian Acts  
   8C.     House may terminate application of Western Australian Acts in the Territory  
   8D.     Extension of period for giving notice of motion to terminate WA Act  
   8E.     Application of Commonwealth Acts  
   8G.     Powers and functions under the applied Western Australian laws  
   8H.     Arrangements with the Government of Western Australia  
   8I.     Savings  

           Division 2--Legislative powers of the Governor-General

   12.     Legislative powers of Governor-General  
   13.     Laying of Ordinances before the Parliament  
   13A.    Ordinance not to be re-made while required to be tabled  
   13B.    Ordinance not to be re-made while subject to disallowance  
   13C.    Disallowed Ordinance not to be re-made unless resolution rescinded or House approves  
   13D.    Regulations, rules and by-laws  

   PART IVA--TRIALS ON INDICTMENT

   15AA.   Trials on indictment to be by judge and jury  
   15AB.   Minister may make arrangements with States  
   15AC.   Indictment court may sit in a State  
   15AD.   Juries outside the Territory  
   15AE.   Offences in relation to jurors  
   15AF.   Removal of accused to State to stand trial  
   15AG.   Accused to be conveyed to court  
   15AH.   Return of accused to Territory  
   15AI.   Person deemed to be prisoner under Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923  
   15AJ.   Person deemed to be criminal lunatic under Removal of Prisoners (Territories) Act 1923  
   15AK.   Repatriation of person tried in a State  

   PART IVAA--CONFERRAL OF TERRITORY JURISDICTION ON WESTERN AUSTRALIAN COURTS ETC.

   15AAA.  Definitions  
   15AAB.  Conferral of jurisdiction on Western Australian courts and court officers  
   15AAC.  Transfer of Supreme Court jurisdiction  
   15AAD.  Transfer of pending proceedings  
   15AAE.  Application of provisions of this Act to courts of Western Australia  
   15AAF.  Savings--jurisdiction of Supreme Court of the Territory on and after transfer day  
   15AAG.  Abolition of Supreme Court of the Territory  
   15AAH.  Transitional provisions after abolition of Supreme Court  
   15AAI.  References to courts of Territory--transitional  

   PART V--MISCELLANEOUS

   15A.    Appointment of officers  
   16.     Sittings of courts etc.  
   17.     Grant of pardon, remission etc.  
   18.     Continuation of Malay customs  
   18A.    Exemption from customs duty of goods produced in the Territory  
   18B.    Disposal of land  
   19.     Audit  
   20.     Regulations  
           SCHEDULE Laws continuing in force in the Territory on and after 1 July 1992


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