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Annual report 2003 - 2004

Details:

Title

Annual report 2003 - 2004

Other title

Department of the Chief Minister

Collection

Dept. of the Chief Minister annual report; Department of the Chief Minister annual report; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2004

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2004

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory. Dept. of the Chief Minister -- Periodicals; Executive departments -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Dept. of the Chief Minister

Place of publication

Darwin

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/231446

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/668403

Page content

60 DEPARTMENT OF THE CHIEF MINISTER O U TP U T G R O U P S LEGISLATION PRODUCTION OVERVIEW The Office of the Parliamentary Counsel (OPC) drafts legislation for the Northern Territory Government and private members of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory, namely: Bills for introduction in the Legislative Assembly, which when passed and assented to become Acts of the Northern Territory; subordinate legislation for making by the Administrator, judges and magistrates, councils and other statutory authorities; and statutory instruments for making by the Administrator, Ministers and statutory officeholders. OPC also prepares for publication, in hardcopy form, pamphlet copies of the numbered Acts and Regulations of the Northern Territory, bound volumes of those numbered Acts and Regulations, reprints of the consolidations of Acts and Regulations of the Northern Territory and the Index to Legislation. In addition, OPC electronically publishes Northern Territory legislation. HIGHLIGHTS 74 Bills (1414 pages) drafted and finalised for introduction in the Legislative Assembly, of which 60 (1357 pages) were Government Bills and 14 (57 pages) were Private Members Bills. 32 (70 pages) sets of committee stage amendments drafted, of which 18 (47 pages) were Government amendments and 14 (23 pages) were private members' amendments. 80 sets of subordinate legislation (730 pages) drafted and settled. 776 miscellaneous statutory instruments (1410 pages) drafted and settled. 84 legislation titles (3641 pages) prepared for reprinting. Annual volumes for 2003 (2 volumes, 1228 pages) prepared for printing. Index to Legislation published twice, in July 2003 (29 pages) and January 2004 (31 pages). Current Northern Territory Legislation database updated 241 times. STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE Supporting the machinery of Government NATURE OF CONTRIBUTION Legislation production