The Status of Children Act 1979 (Act no. 16/1978) was passed on 26 January 1979 and commenced on 21 September 1979. Its full title was 'An Act relating to the Status of Children'. It was amended in 1985 and 1996.
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: Christine Moje
Created: 11 September 2014, Last modified: 15 April 2015