The Northern Territory Administration Act 1910 was passed just prior to the Commonwealth assuming control of the Northern Territory. (The full name of the Act was No. 27 of 1910: An Act to provide for the Provisional Government of the Northern Territory.) The Act provided the Governor-General with the power to appoint an Administrator for the Northern Territory. The Administrator replaced the Government Resident.
Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Northern Territory Legislation', 1 February 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 31 January 2012, Last modified: 23 January 2018