Part of a package of three bills to implement the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory framework, the bill: repeals the
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 and makes certain consequent saving and transitional arrangements; and amends the:
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 to: make amendments consequent on the repeal of the
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007; and enable Land Councils, if requested to do so, to provide assistance to owners of community living areas;
Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 to: provide that the restriction on prohibited material will continue, with the Minister for Indigenous Affairs responsible for determining to which areas this restriction applies; require the minister to review these restrictions after seven years; and provide for the sunset of the restriction of prohibited material provisions after ten years;
Crimes Act 1914 to enable customary law and cultural practice to be considered in bail and sentencing decisions for certain offences; and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to make an amendment consequent on the repeal of the
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007.