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Saturday, 18 December 1993
Page: 5176

Senator CRANE (8.31 p.m.) —I am sorry, I think the minister is right off the beat and the beam. The fact is that a response to Mabo does not require the Commonwealth to take away its legal right to grant title and manage land, and I would like to know under what constitutional power the government is doing this and what areas of the constitution it is in conflict with.