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Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill (No. 1) 2012

 

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill (No. 1) 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Senator Siewert)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Native Title Act 1993 to further the interests of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

4............ Object.................................................................................................. 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Native Title Act 1993                                    3

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Native Title Act 1993 to further the interests of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Native Title Amendment (Reform) Act (No. 1) 2012 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after this Act receives Royal Assent.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

4   Object

                   The object of this Act is to implement reforms to the Native Title Act 1993 to improve the effectiveness of the native title system for Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders.