House debates

Thursday, 17 August 2006

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2006

Consideration of Senate Message

Bill returned from the Senate with amendments.

Ordered that the amendments be considered immediately.

Senate’s amendments—

(1)    Clause 2, page 3 (table item 20), omit “201A”, substitute “201”.

(2)    Schedule 1, page 7 (after line 25), after item 4B, insert:

4BA  Subsection 3(1) (subparagraph (a)(ii) of the definition of intending miner)

Omit “exploration retention lease or exploration retention licence, or has made an application for the grant of such a lease or licence”, substitute “exploration retention licence, or has made an application for the grant of an exploration retention licence”.

(3)    Schedule 1, item 46, page 22 (line 20), omit “person”, substitute “approved entity”.

(4)    Schedule 1, item 46, page 24 (lines 15 to 20), omit section 19B.

(5)    Schedule 1, item 61, page 33 (after line 15), after paragraph 28(3)(b), insert:

           (ba)    section 19A (about grant of township leases);

(6)    Schedule 1, page 60 (after line 29), after item 124C, insert:

124D  Subsection 46(1)

Omit “exploration retention lease (whether that licence or lease”, substitute “exploration retention licence (whether that exploration licence or exploration retention licence”.

(7)    Schedule 1, item 189, page 71 (line 28), omit “, (13)”.

(8)    Schedule 1, item 192, page 74 (line 16) to page 75 (line 9), omit subsections 67A(12) and (13), substitute:

      (12)    This subsection applies in relation to an application:

             (a)    that was made under section 50 before the commencement of this subsection by or on behalf of Aboriginals claiming to have a traditional land claim to qualifying land (whether or not recommendations of the kind referred to in subparagraph 50(1)(a)(ii) have been made and whether or not the application covers other land); and

             (b)    that was given the land claim number prescribed by the regulations.


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