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Native Title Amendment Bill 1996

1996

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Native Title Amendment Bill 1996

 

No.      , 1996

 

(Prime Minister)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Native Title Act 1993 , and for related purposes

   



Contents

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

2............ Commencement..................................................................................

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

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Native Title Act 1993                                    

Part 1—Amendments related to applications                                                         

Part 2—Amendments related to criteria for registration of

claims                                                                                                                                           

Part 3—Amendments related to section 21 agreements                                

Part 4—Amendments related to agreements with

registered claimants                                                                                                            

Part 5—Amendments related to section 24 protection                                    

Part 6—Amendments related to the renewal of certain leases

and rights                                                                                                                                   

Part 7—Miscellaneous amendments                                                                         

Schedule 2—Amendment of other Acts                                                                   

Part 1—Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                       

Part 2—Contingent amendments of the Federal Court of

Australia Act 1976 concerning Judicial Registrars                                           

Part 3—Human Rights and Equal Opportunity

Commission Act 1986                                                                                                         

Schedule 3—Transitional                                                                                                 

Part 1—Contents of Schedule                                                                                        

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                                    

Part 3—Interpretation                                                                             

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Native Title Act 1993 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Native Title Amendment Act 1996 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Sections 1, 2 and 3 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), the remaining provisions of this Act commence on a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (3)  If a provision referred to in subsection (2) does not commence within the period of 9 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, that provision commences on the first day after the end of that period.

3   Schedule(s )

                   Subject to section 2, 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.