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Second Reading Speeches

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Amendment (Indigenous Land Corporation) Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
to: give the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) functions in relation to water-related rights; require the ILC to prepare a National Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy and regional indigenous land and sea strategies; align rules for dealings in water-related rights granted by the ILC, or acquired with ILC assistance, with rules for dealings in land granted by, or acquired with, ILC assistance; and include experience in water management as a qualifying criteria for membership of the ILC Board; and
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
and
Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
to rename the ILC as the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation.

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