Native Title Amendment Bill 2006 [Provisions]

Native Title Amendment Bill 2006 [Provisions]

23 February 2007

© Commonwealth of Australia 2007
ISBN 978-0-642-71775-7

View the report as a single document - (PDF 851KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the Committee (PDF 63KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 42KB)
Recommendations (PDF 39KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 39KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Overview of the Bill (PDF 134KB)

Schedule 1: Native Title Representative Bodies
Schedule 2: Claims Resolution Review
Schedule 3: Prescribed Bodies Corporate
Schedule 4: Funding

Chapter 3 - Native title representative bodies and prescribed bodies corporate (PDF 229KB)

Schedule 1 – Native Title Representative Bodies
Prescribed Bodies Corporate (Schedule 3)

Chapter 4 - The claims resolution process (PDF 201KB)

Aspects of the Claims Resolution Review included in the Bill
Concurrent mediation by the Federal Court and NNTT
Effectiveness of NNTT Mediation
Additional NNTT mediation powers
Obligation to mediate in good faith
Review function of the NNTT
Other amendments

Chapter 5 - Summary and conclusion (PDF 57KB)

Native Title Representative Bodies
Prescribed Bodies Corporate
Roles of the NNTT and the Federal Court

Minority report by the Australian Labor Party and the Australian Greens (PDF 138KB)

Native Title Representative Bodies
Expanded Powers for the National Native Title Tribunal
Additional powers to strike out claims
Prescribed Bodies Corporate
Recommendations of Report of Parliamentary Joint Committee on Native Title and the Torres Strait Islander Land Account from its Inquiry into Native Title Representative Bodies

Additional comments by Senator Andrew Bartlett (PDF 31KB)
Appendix 1 (PDF 51KB)

Submissions received
Tabled documents

Appendix 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the Committee (PDF 30KB)

Sydney, Tuesday 30 January 2007

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794