Skip to content

Legislation: Northern Territory

Find legislation and extrinsic materials using official sites and law databases.

Northern Territory

Northern Territory

Acts and Regulations

From 1863-1911, the Northern Territory was part of South Australia, and a number of laws were passed specifically applying to the Territory; some South Australian laws are still in force. From 1911 until self government in 1978, the laws of the Territory were made by Acts of the Federal Parliament or by Ordinances made by the Governor-General. The laws of the Northern Territory are now made by the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly, though some powers are still reserved to the Commonwealth Parliament.

By kenhodge13 (originally posted to Flickr as IMG_0258) CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Print

  • Acts, 1961 to 2015 (lacks 2009)
  • Reprinted Acts, no longer updated
  • Regulations, 1911 to 2007, 2010; incomplete
  • Bills, 1990 to 1999

Ordinances, 1911-1960

Online

Current Northern Territory Legislation Database

Northern Territory Legislation History Database

Register of Legislation (including Bills)

Parliamentary debates (Hansard)

Northern Territory

Gazettes

Northern Territory 1997 to present