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Native Title Amendment Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Native Title Act 1993 to: enable certain parties to agree to disregard historical extinguishment of native title in certain areas set aside and public works in areas set aside; clarify the conduct expected of parties in future act negotiations; extend to eight months the time before a party may seek a determination from an arbitral body; streamline processes and broaden the scope for voluntary indigenous land use agreements; and make a technical amendment.

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 28/11/12  
Second reading moved 28/11/12  
Lapsed at dissolution 05/08/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7385]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (29/11/2012): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (18/03/2013); Correction to report (19/03/2013)
  • Referred to Committee (29/11/2012): House Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs; Committee report (20/03/2013)
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