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Approval of NT entities

             (1)  The Chief Minister of the Northern Territory may, by writing, approve a person for the purposes of the definition of NT entity in subsection 3(1).

Note:          Subsection 2C(1) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 provides that person includes a body corporate or body politic.

Executive authority

             (2)  If an NT entity is the Northern Territory, a Minister of the Northern Territory, on behalf of that entity, may:

                     (a)  enter into a lease under section 19A; and

                     (b)  exercise all the powers of a lessee (including granting a sublease).

             (3)  The power of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under the Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978 in relation to the making of laws extends to the making of laws providing for the establishment and operation of an authority or body for the purpose of the authority or body being approved under subsection (1) of this section.

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