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Territories Self-Government Legislation Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment of Laws) Bill 2011

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2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment Power of the Commonwealth) Bill 2010

 

 

(1)     Title, page 1 (lines 3 and 4), omit “ or amend any Act of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory ”, substitute “ or recommend amendments of enactments of the Australian Capital Territory or laws of the Northern Territory ”.

[extension to Northern Territory]

(2)     Clause 1, page 1 (lines 7 to 10), omit the clause, substitute:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Territories Self-Government Legislation Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment of Laws) Act 2011 .

[extension to Northern Territory]

(3)     Clause 4, page 2 (lines 9 to 18), omit the clause, substitute:

4   Objects of Act

                   The objects of this Act are:

                     (a)  to remove the Governor-General’s power, under section 35 of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988 , to disallow an enactment (or part of an enactment) of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory or to recommend amendments of any enactments; and

                     (b)  to remove the Governor-General’s power, under section 9 of the Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978 , to disallow a law (or part of a law) of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory or to recommend amendments of any laws of the Northern Territory.

[extension to Northern Territory]

(4)     Page 3 (after line 5), at the end of the Bill, add:

Schedule 2 Amendment of the Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978

   

1  Section 9

Repeal the section.

2  Section 10

Omit “or disallows a law or part of a law”.

3  Section 10

Omit “, or for the disallowance, as the case may be,”.

4  Section 10

Omit “or the date of the disallowance, as the case may be”.

[extension to Northern Territory]