ACTS INTERPRETATION ACT 1901

PART 5 - GENERAL INTERPRETATION RULES  

SECTION 16A   16A   REFERENCES TO THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL  


Where, in an Act, the Governor-General is referred to, the reference shall be deemed to include:


(a) the person for the time being administering the Government of the Commonwealth; or


(b) where the reference occurs in or in relation to a provision conferring on the Governor-General a power or function which the Governor-General or the person administering the Government of the Commonwealth has for the time being assigned to a person as his or her deputy, that last-mentioned person in his or her capacity as deputy;

and shall be read as referring to the Governor-General, or a person so deemed to be included in the reference, acting with the advice of the Executive Council.




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