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Native Title Amendment Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Native Title Act 1993 to: enable the Federal Court to determine whether the court, the National Native Title Tribunal, or another individual/body should mediate native title claims; specify the manner in which mediations are conducted; change powers of the court in relation to agreed statements of fact and consent orders; enable native title proceedings to rely on new evidence rules; vary the operation of representative bodies, including their recognition and removal of transitional arrangements; and make minor and technical amendments.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19/03/09  
Second reading moved 19/03/09  
Second reading debate 12/05/09  
Second reading debate 14/05/09  
Third reading agreed to 14/05/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/09  
Second reading moved 15/06/09  
Second reading debate 09/09/09  
Second reading debate 14/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 14/09/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 14/09/09  
Third reading agreed to 14/09/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 14/09/09  
Assent 17/09/09 Act no.: 83 - Year: 2009
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
OAKESHOTT, Rob, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5837]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (19/03/2009): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
  • Committee report (13/05/2009)
  • Committee report (01/06/2009): Corrigendum to report
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )