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Native Title Amendment Bill 1997 [No. 2]

 

 

 

 

Native Title Amendment Act 1998

 

No. 97, 1998

 

 

 

 

   

   



 

 

 

 

Native Title Amendment Act 1998

 

No. 97, 1998

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Native Title Act 1993 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to acts affecting native title etc.        

Native Title Act 1993                                                                                                  

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to applications, registration of claims etc.         

Part 1—Native Title Act 1993                                                                                

Part 2—Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                   

Schedule 3—Amendments relating to representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander bodies                      

Part 1—Initial amendments                                                                                       

Part 2—Later amendments                                                                                       

Schedule 4—Addition of Schedule                                                                            

Native Title Act 1993                                                                                              

Schedule 5—Application and transitional                                                             

Part 1—Contents of this Schedule                                                                         

Part 2—Application of future act amendments                                                  

Part 3—Application of amendments relating to section 61 applications: proceedings relating to determinations                                                                                                                           

Part 4—Application of amendments relating to section 61 applications: registration of claims          

Part 5—Various application and transitional provisions                                 

Part 6—Validation of certain acts                                                                           

Part 7—Compensation etc.                                                                                       

Part 8—Regulations                                                                                                     

Part 9—Interpretation                                                                        



Native Title Amendment Act 1998

No. 97, 1998

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Native Title Act 1993, and for related purposes

[ Assented to 27 July 1998 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Native Title Amendment Act 1998 .

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), Part 1 of Schedule 3 commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (3)  If Part 1 of Schedule 3 does not commence within the period of 9 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, that Part commences on the first day after the end of that period.

             (4)  Part 2 of Schedule 3 commences:

                     (a)  on the first day after the end of the period of 12 months after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 3; or

                     (b)  if, before the end of that period, a later day is fixed by Proclamation—on that later day.

             (5)  Subject to subsection (6), the remaining provisions of this Act commence on a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (6)  If a provision referred to in subsection (5) 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.