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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Amendment Bill 2005 [2006]

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4860

2004-2005-2006

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Amendment Bill 2005 [2006]

 

(1)     Page 2 (after line 11), after clause 3, insert:

4  Public and independent review of the repeal of Part IIA of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984

             (1)  The Minister must cause a review of the operation and effectiveness of the amendments made by Schedule 2 of this Act.

             (2)  The review must be undertaken immediately after the second anniversary of the commencement of the amendments.

             (3)  The review is to be undertaken by a committee consisting of:

                     (a)  a person with expertise in Indigenous heritage; and

                     (b)  an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community representative; and

                     (c)  an expert in Indigenous cultural knowledge systems; and

                     (d)  a person with relevant legal experience in heritage and/or Indigenous cultural property issues.

             (4)  The review must provide for public submissions and public hearings as part of the review.

             (5)  The Minister must cause a copy of the report of the review to be tabled in each House of the Parliament within 5 sitting days of that House after its receipt by the Minister.

[review of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage legislation]

(2)     Schedule 3, page 6 (after line 22), at the end of the Schedule, add:

Legislative Instruments Act 2003

8  Section 54 (before table item 1)

Insert:

1A

 

Instruments made under section 10 or section 12 of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 .

[exemption of legislative instruments from sunset clause]