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Thursday, 24 February 1977
Page: 509

Mr E G WHITLAM (WERRIWA, NEW SOUTH WALES) am asked the AttorneyGeneral, upon notice:

Now that all States have passed Acts to provide compensation to victims for injuries received through criminal acts, what steps have been taken to ensure that persons in the Northern Territory are similarly compensated.

Mr Ellicott - The answer to the honourable member's question, asked on 15 February 1977, is as follows:

The Criminal Injuries (Compensation) Ordinance 1975 (No. 19 of 1976) was assented to on 8 April 1976.

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