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Northern Territory - Legislation

Northern Territory Administration Act, 1910

Principal Act

The Northern Territory Administration Act 1910 was passed just prior to the Commonwealth assuming control of the Northern Territory. (The full name of the Act was No. 27 of 1910: An Act to provide for the Provisional Government of the Northern Territory.) The Act provided the Governor-General with the power to appoint an Administrator for the Northern Territory. The Administrator replaced the Government Resident.

Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Northern Territory Legislation', 1 February 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George