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Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

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2002-2003

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 31, page 36 (after line 33), after section 324R, insert:

324RA  Transfer of World Heritage properties

             (1)  Upon commencement of this Subdivision, the Minister must:

                     (a)  include all places in Australia that are declared World Heritage properties on the date of commencement in the National Heritage List; and

                     (b)  include the World Heritage values of those places in the National Heritage List as the National Heritage values of those places. 

             (2)  Notwithstanding anything else in this Act, within 24 months of commencement of this Subdivision, the Minister must determine whether Australia’s declared World Heritage properties at the time of commencement of this Act have additional National Heritage values to those included in the National Heritage List under subsection (1).

[inclusions in the National Heritage List]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 32, page 58 (after line 14), after section 341R, insert:

341RA  Transfer of World Heritage properties

             (1)  Upon commencement of this Subdivision, the Minister must:

                     (a)  include all places in Australia that are declared World Heritage properties on the date of commencement in the Commonwealth Heritage List; and

                     (b)  include the World Heritage values of those places in the Commonwealth Heritage List as the Commonwealth Heritage values of those places. 

             (2)  Notwithstanding anything else in this Act, within 24 months of commencement of this Subdivision, the Minister must determine whether Australia’s declared World Heritage properties at the time of commencement of this Act have additional Commonwealth Heritage values to those included in the Commonwealth Heritage List under subsection (1).

[inclusions in the Commonwealth Heritage List]

(3)     Schedule 1, item 48, page 69 (lines 8 to10), omit the definition of indigenous heritage value , substitute:

indigenous heritage value of the place means the heritage value that is of significance to indigenous persons generally or a particular group of indigenous persons in accordance with their practices (including laws and cultural practices), observances, customs, traditions, beliefs or history.

[definition of indigenous heritage value]