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Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2011


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

Summary

Amends the Native Title Act 1993 in relation to: the application of the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to decision-making; heritage protection; the application of the non-extinguishment principle to the compulsory acquisition of land; the right to negotiate to apply to offshore areas; good faith negotiations; profit sharing and royalties in arbitration; enabling extinguishment to be disregarded; reversal of the burden of proof; the definition of ‘traditional’; and commercial rights and interests.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21/03/11  
Second reading moved 21/03/11  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (12/05/2011): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (09/11/2011)
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