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Wednesday, 1 December 1976

Clause 3.

(   1 ) In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears-

Aboriginal ' means a person who is a member of the Aboriginal race of Australia; alienated Crown land' means Crown land in which a person (other than the Crown) has an estate or interest, but does not include land in a town; town' has the same meaning as in the law of the Northern Territory relating to the planning and developing of towns and the use of land in or near towns, and includes any area that, by virtue of regulations in force under that law, is to be treated as a town; unalienated Crown land' means Crown land in which no person (other than the Crown) has an estate or interest, but does not include land in a town.

(4)   A reference in this Act to the granting of a mining interest in respect of Aboriginal land shall be read as not including a reference to the renewal, in accordance with an option or other right conferred before the land became Aboriginal land, of a mining interest that was in existence when the land became Aboriginal land.







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