GLOSSARY TERM  
  Local Government Act (NT)  
 
  DESCRIPTION  
  An Act to continue to provide for the constitution of municipalities and community government areas and for the election of self-governing Authorities to control municipalities and community government areas, to provide for a similarity of power and function between self-governing Authorities, and for other purposes such as rates on land and other fees to be paid to councils. The Act also provides for the structure of local government, good government, and council procedures.