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ABORIGINAL LAND RIGHTS (NORTHERN TERRITORY) ACT 1976 - SECT 52

Appointment of Commissioner

             (1)  A Commissioner shall be appointed by the Governor-General.

             (2)  Subject to this Act, a Commissioner holds office for such period, not exceeding 3 years, as is specified in his or her instrument of appointment and on such terms and conditions as the Governor-General determines, but is eligible for re-appointment.

             (4)  Where the period of office of a Commissioner has expired, the Commissioner shall, unless the Governor-General otherwise directs, be deemed to continue to hold the office of Commissioner for the purpose only of completing the performance of a function under this Act commenced but not completed before the period of office expired.



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