A guide to Australian legislation relevant to Native Title
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Published by Aboriginal Studies Press in Canberra .
Written in English



  • Australia.


  • Native title (Australia),
  • Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Australia.,
  • Torres Strait Islanders -- Claims.,
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Claims.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNative Title Research Unit, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
SeriesNative title research series
ContributionsAustralian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Native Title Research Unit.
LC ClassificationsKU716.7 .G84 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3649858M
ISBN 100855753617
LC Control Number2002491888

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Australian Native Title Law Second Edition annotates the Native Title Act (Cth) and analyses the common law principles applicable to native title. It explains the essential concepts and principles which underpin it, including relevant principles of constitutional, property and discrimination law, referencing a range of relevant authority and materials. The recognition of the legal concept of native title in the Mabo Decision in led its recognition by the legislative system a year later when the Keating government enacted the Native Title Act It attempted to clarify the legal position of landholders and the processes that must be followed for Native Title to be claimed, protected and recognised through the courts. Jul 09,  · Native Title is the recognition in Australian law that, before European settlement, Aboriginal people were owners of the land and had a system of law. The Mabo decision confirmed that Aboriginal people did own their lands before European settlement and that since settlement this ownership has continued in some lfcmalta.com: Suzy Russell. The Federal Register of Legislation (the Legislation Register) is the authorised whole-of-government website for Commonwealth legislation and related documents. It contains the full text and details of the lifecycle of individual laws and the relationships between them.

Jun 29,  · This is a compilation of the Native Title Act that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 22 June (the compilation date). The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law. Uncommenced amendments. —Native Title (South Australia) Regulations [] This version is not published under the Legislation Revision and Publication Act 3 (e) if the decision is that native title exists in land—the name and address of the body corporate representing the common law holders (and a . Native Title and Land Rights A Guide to Australian Legislation Relevant to Native Title Vol.1 - New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia. A Guide to Australian Legislation Relevant to Native Title Vol. 2 - Western Australia, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory and The Commonwealth. Australian native title claims. The Native Title Act (Cth) established a means whereby Indigenous Australians can make application to the Federal Court for the recognition of their rights to the continental landmass of Australia and its islands and seas. Such rights were .

In Australia, the common law doctrine of Aboriginal title is referred to as native title, which is "the recognition by Australian law that Aboriginal people have rights and interests to their land that come from their traditional laws and customs". The concept recognises that in certain cases there was and is a continued beneficial legal interest in land held by local Aboriginal Australians. Australia. and Australian Government Solicitor. and National Native Title Tribunal (Australia). Native title: legislation with commentary / by the Australian Government Solicitor AusInfo Canberra Australian/Harvard Citation. Australia. & Australian Government Solicitor. . Indigenous land rights and native title in Queensland: A decade in review by Graeme Neate President, National Native Title Tribunal Torres Strait Islanders”, pp and A Guide to Australian Legislation Relevant to Native Title, vol 1, AIATSIS, Canberra, , pp 1. Jan 01,  · "Australian Native Title Law" comprises introductory chapters which place the Native Title Act in context and explain essential principles and concepts, together with the Act and detailed commentary. Transitional provisions and the relevant Federal Court Rules are also reproduced, and a CD-ROM enclosed with the book contains additional legislative material and relevant authorities.