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A Bill for an Act to amend the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, and for related purposes
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Registered 15 Dec 2017
Introduced Senate 06 Dec 2017
Table of contents.

2016‑2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Indigenous Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Kakadu                                                                                                           3

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976                                       3

Schedule 2—Urapunga                                                                                                       6

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976                                       6

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Act 2017.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 2

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Kakadu

  

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

1  Section 3 (definitions of Alligator Rivers Area (No. 3), Gimbat and Goodparla)

Repeal the definitions.

2  At the end of section 10

Add:

             (4)  For the purposes of this section, any estate or interest in the area of land described in Schedule 1 under the heading “Kakadu” that is held by the Director is taken to be an estate or interest held by the Crown in right of the Commonwealth.

3  Subsection 11(1A)

Repeal the subsection.

4  Paragraph 12(2B)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  any land described in Schedule 1 under the heading “Kakadu”;

5  Subsection 12(2C)

Omit “land referred to in subsection (2D)”, substitute “any land described in Schedule 1 under the heading “Uluru””.

6  Subsections 12(2D) and (2E)

Repeal the subsections.

7  Subsections 50(1A) and (1B)

Repeal the subsections.

8  Part 4 of Schedule 1 (after the item relating to Jabiru)

Insert:

KAKADU

All that land in the Northern Territory comprising:

                     (a)  the whole of Northern Territory Portion 1760 delineated on Survey Plan S91/227 lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 450 hectares; and

                     (b)  the whole of Northern Territory Portion 7456 delineated on Survey Plans S2015/186 (A to H) lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 612,600 hectares; and

                     (c)  the whole of Northern Territory Portion 7457 delineated on Survey Plans S2015/187 (A to H) and S2015/187 (J to L) lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 355,200 hectares; and

                     (d)  the whole of Northern Territory Portion 7548 delineated on Survey Plan S2015/188 lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 40.95 hectares; and

                     (e)  the whole of Northern Territory Portion 1761 delineated on Survey Plan S91/227 lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 4,400 hectares; and

                      (f)  the whole of Northern Territory Portion 7459 delineated on Survey Plans S2015/189 (A and B) lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 33.39 hectares; and

                     (g)  the whole of Northern Territory Portion 7460 delineated on Survey Plans S2015/189 (A and B) lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 39.40 hectares; and

                     (h)  the whole of Northern Territory Portion 7461 delineated on Survey Plan S2015/189B lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 335.8 hectares; and

                      (i)  the whole of Northern Territory Portion 7462 delineated on Survey Plan S2015/190 lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 209.1 hectares; and

                      (j)  the whole of Northern Territory Portion 895 delineated on Survey Plan A419 lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 12.14 hectares.

9  Schedule 4

Repeal the Schedule.

Schedule 2Urapunga

  

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

1  Part 4 of Schedule 1 (after the item relating to Upper Daly)

Insert:

URAPUNGA

All that land in the Northern Territory comprising the whole of Lot 281 delineated on Survey Plan S2016/094 lodged with the Surveyor‑General, Darwin, and containing an area of approximately 73.32 hectares.