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Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2014


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

Summary

Amends the Native Title Act 1993 in relation to: the right to negotiate to apply to offshore areas; good faith negotiations; enabling extinguishment to be disregarded; reversal of the burden of proof; the definition of ‘traditional’; and commercial rights and interests.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/03/14  
Second reading moved 04/03/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes