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Legislation

The following Acts and Regulations are administered by the commission:

Electoral Act 2004 

The Electoral Act and Regulations under that Act, outline the legislative framework for:

  • the conduct of elections for members of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly;
  • carrying out redistributions of electoral boundaries;
  • the registration of political parties;
  • the maintenance of a financial disclosure framework;
  • matters relating to judicial appeals, electoral offences and the administration of the Northern Territory Electoral Commission.

The following links will take you to the Act and Regulations:

Local Government Act 2019

Since May 2012, the Northern Territory Electoral Commission conducts all general local government elections.

The following links will take you to the Act and Regulations:

Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978

The Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act and the Northern Territory (Self-Government) Regulations outline the constitution and membership criteria for the Legislative Assembly.

The following links will take you to the Act and the Regulations:

Referendums Act 1998 

The Referendums Act and Referendums Regulations, outline the legislative framework for the conduct of referenda approved by the Legislative Assembly.

The following links will take you to the Act and the Regulations: