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NORTHERN TERRITORY (SELF-GOVERNMENT) ACT 1978 - SECT 37

Tenure of office

                   The appointment of a person to a Ministerial office takes effect on the day specified in the instrument of appointment and terminates when:

                     (a)  he or she ceases, by reason of his or her resignation or by reason of the provisions of section 21, to be a member of the Legislative Assembly;

                     (b)  his or her appointment is terminated by the Administrator;

                     (c)  he or she resigns his or her office by writing signed by him or her and delivered to the Administrator and the resignation is accepted by the Administrator; or

                     (d)  the Legislative Assembly first meets after a general election of the Legislative Assembly that takes place after the appointment takes effect.



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