Those who wish to practice in the Northern Territory are required under the provisions of the Legal Profession Act 2006 to hold a current practising certificate.
A Practitioner may practice in the Northern Territory on their interstate Practising Certificate on one off matters as long as they have notified their PII insurer that they will be practising interstate.
If a Practitioner is residing in the Northern Territory they need to apply for a Local Practising Certificate. They may however practice on their interstate Practising Certificate as long as they have been added to the firms PI insurance schedule until the end of the Practising Certificate year (being 30 June). A NT Practising Certificate cannot be issued until the practitioner has surrendered their interstate Practising Certificate.