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Second Reading Speeches

Native Title Amendment Bill 2007

Previous Citations
  • Native Title Amendment Bill 2006
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41

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Summary

Amends the

Native Title Act 1993
to: introduce a new regime for representative Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bodies; implement recommendations made by an independent review into the native title claims resolution process, particularly in relation to increased powers and functions of the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) and improved coordination and communication between the Federal Court and the NNTT; and implement changes to the prescribed bodies corporate governance regime and the native title non-claimants financial assistance program.