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NORTHERN TERRITORY (SELF-GOVERNMENT) ACT 1978 - SECT 66

Ordinances made but not assented to before commencing date

             (1)  An Ordinance made by the existing Legislative Assembly before the commencing date but not assented to before that date (other than an Ordinance to which subsection (2) applies) shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to be a proposed law passed by the Legislative Assembly under this Act.

             (2)  Where, before the commencing date, the Administrator had, in accordance with section 4V or 4W of the previous Act, reserved an Ordinance for the Governor-General's pleasure and the Governor-General had not made a declaration under subsection 4X(1) of that Act in relation to the Ordinance, the Ordinance shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to be a proposed law passed by the Legislative Assembly under this Act and to have been reserved for the Governor-General's pleasure in accordance with section 7 of this Act.



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