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NORTHERN TERRITORY (SELF-GOVERNMENT) ACT 1978 - SECT 20

Qualifications for election

                   Subject to section 21, a person is qualified to be a candidate for election as a member of the Legislative Assembly if, at the date of nomination:

                     (a)  he or she is an Australian citizen;

                     (b)  he or she has attained the age of 18 years;

                     (c)  he or she is entitled, or qualified to become entitled, to vote at elections of members of the Legislative Assembly; and

                     (d)  he or she has been resident within the Commonwealth for at least 6 months and within the Territory for at least 3 months.



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