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Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2018

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2016-2017-2018

 

 

 

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABORIGINAL LAND RIGHTS (NORTHERN TERRITORY) AMENDMENT BILL 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

 

Amendments to be moved on behalf of the Government

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Circulated by the authority of the

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion)



ABORIGINAL LAND RIGHTS (NORTHERN TERRITORY) AMENDMENT BILL 2017

 

 

OUTLINE OF AMENDMENTS

 

The Bill now adds areas associated with the settlement of the Anthony Lagoon Area Land Claim (Anthony Lagoon) to Schedule 1 of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Land Rights Act) so that Anthony Lagoon can be granted as Aboriginal land.

 

NOTES ON AMENDMENTS

 

Clause 2 - Commencement

 

Clause 2 is amended to provide that the additional measures in Schedule 3 will also commence on the day after Royal Assent.

 

 

 



 

Schedule 3 - Anthony Lagoon

 

 

Summary

 

This Schedule adds a further parcel of land to Schedule 1 to the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Land Rights Act).

 

Background

 

This Schedule adds a further parcel of Northern Territory land to Schedule 1 to the Land Rights Act.  This will allow the land in question to be granted to the relevant Aboriginal Land Trust under sections 10 and 12 of the Land Rights Act.

 

 

Explanation of the changes

 

Item 1 - Part 4 of Schedule 1 (before the item relating to Bauhinia Downs)

 

Item 1 amends Part 4 of Schedule 1 to the Land Rights Act by inserting a reference to an additional portion of land (Northern Territory Portion 5010 delineated on Survey Plan S96/303) known as Anthony Lagoon as land to be granted as Aboriginal land.