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NORTHERN TERRITORY (SELF-GOVERNMENT) ACT 1978 - SECT 72

Commonwealth to indemnify Territory

             (1)  The Commonwealth shall indemnify the Territory, and keep the Territory indemnified, against any action, claim or demand brought or made against the Territory in respect of any act done or omitted to be done by or on behalf of the Commonwealth, being an action, claim or demand that, but for the operation of this Act, could be brought or made against the Commonwealth.

             (2)  The indemnification under subsection (1) extends to damages, expenses and costs arising from, connected with or consequential upon an action, claim or demand referred to in that subsection.



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