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NORTHERN TERRITORY (SELF-GOVERNMENT) ACT 1978 - SECT 4

Interpretation

             (1)  In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

"Acting Administrator" means a person appointed under section 40 to act in the office of Administrator.

"Administrator" means the Administrator of the Territory, and includes an Acting Administrator.

"Council" means the Executive Council of the Northern Territory of Australia.

"enactment" means:

                     (a)  a law (however described or entitled) passed by the Legislative Assembly and assented to under section 7 or 8; or

                     (b)  an Ordinance made under the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910 and continued in force by this Act;

and includes part of any such law or Ordinance.

"Finance Minister" means the Minister administering the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

"Legislative Assembly" means the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory of Australia.

"Ministerial office" means an office referred to in section 34.

"Minister of the Territory" means a person holding office under section 36.

"Speaker" means the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.

"Territory" means the Northern Territory of Australia.

             (2)  A reference in this Act to the powers or functions of the Speaker shall be read as including a reference to the powers or functions of the Speaker under any law in force in the Territory.

   



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