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Second Reading Speeches

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Amendment Bill 2005 [2006]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment and Heritage
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984
to: give certainty to international cultural loan arrangements by providing that a certificate of exemption issued under the
Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986
allowing the return of loaned cultural heritage objects cannot be overridden by a declaration under the Act; repeal Part IIA and other Victoria-specific provisions to enable the Victorian Government to administer Aboriginal heritage protection in Victoria directly through its own legislation; and make technical amendments as a consequence of the commencement of the
Legislative Instruments Act 2003
; and
Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987
to make amendments consequential on the repeal of Part IIA of the
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984
.