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SLI 2013 No. 272 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Regulations 2007 to prescribe certain requirements and time periods in relation to an application by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation for a delegation of Land Council functions or powers.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Made 12 Dec 2013
Registered 16 Dec 2013
Tabled HR 11 Feb 2014
Tabled Senate 11 Feb 2014
Date of repeal 20 Mar 2014
Repealed by Disallowance in full
This Legislative Instrument has been subject to a Motion to Disallow:
Motion Date:
05-Mar-2014
Expiry Date:
18-Jun-2014
House:
Senate
Details:
Full
Resolution:
Disallowed
Resolution Date:
20-Mar-2014
Resolution Time:
12:20
Provisions:
Table of contents.

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Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Delegation) Regulation 2013

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 272, 2013

I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.

Dated 12 December 2013

Quentin Bryce

Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

Nigel Scullion

Minister for Indigenous Affairs

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

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

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Regulations 2007                       2

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Delegation) Regulation 2013.

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.

4  Schedule(s)

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

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Regulations 2007

1  After regulation 6A

Insert:

7  Application for delegation—prescribed information

                   For paragraph 28A(2)(c) of the Act, an application by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation for the delegation of functions or powers of a Land Council must include the following:

                     (a)  the names of the corporation’s members;

                     (b)  evidence that the corporation satisfies the requirements of subsection 28A(1) of the Act;

                     (c)  why the corporation seeks the delegation;

                     (d)  why the corporation selected the part of the area of the Land Council (the relevant area) set out in the application;

                     (e)  a description of any consultation by the corporation with the following persons in relation to the delegation:

                              (i)  traditional Aboriginal owners of land in the relevant area;

                             (ii)  any other Aboriginal community or group that may be affected by the delegation;

                      (f)  a description of any conflict of interest arrangements the corporation has in place;

                     (g)  the qualifications and experience of:

                              (i)  the corporation’s officers (within the meaning of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006); and

                             (ii)  the corporation’s employees (within the meaning of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006);

                            that are relevant to the delegation;

                     (h)  how the corporation proposes to make decisions in relation to the delegated functions or powers, including any proposed ongoing consultation of the persons mentioned in paragraph (e);

                      (i)  an estimation of the resources required to perform or exercise the delegated functions or powers;

                      (j)  the following breakdown of the resources mentioned in paragraph (i):

                              (i)  resources the corporation has at its disposal;

                             (ii)  resources the corporation proposes to obtain from the Land Council;

                            (iii)  resources the corporation proposes to obtain from another source, and the name of that source.

Note:          Examples of resources for paragraphs (i) and (j) are money, employees, premises and equipment.

8  Application for delegation—deemed refusal period

                   For subsection 28A(5) of the Act, the period is 3 months from the day the Land Council receives an application for the delegation of functions or powers.

8A  Application to vary delegation—deemed refusal period

                   For subsection 28B(6) of the Act, the period is 3 months from the day the Land Council receives an application to vary a delegation of functions or powers.