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Northern Territory Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act 1989 (NT)

Category: Legislation
Date: 1 January 1989
Sub Category:Legislation
Location:Northern Territory, Australia
Summary Information:
The Northern Territory Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act 1989 (NT) is an 'Act to effect a practical balance between the recognized need to preserve and enhance Aboriginal cultural tradition in relation to certain land in the Territory and the aspirations of the Aboriginal and all other peoples of the Territory for their economic, cultural and social advancement, by establishing a procedure for the protection and registration of sacred sites, providing for entry onto sacred sites and the conditions to which such entry is subject, establishing a procedure for the avoidance of sacred sites in the development and use of land and establishing an Authority for the purposes of the Act and a procedure for the review of decisions of the Authority by the Minister, and for related purposes'. (Long title)

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Nelson v Northern Territory of Australia [2010] FCA 1343 (8 December 2010)
  • King v Northern Territory of Australia [2011] FCA 582
  • Raymond v Northern Territory of Australia [2012] FCA 667
  • Raymond v Northern Territory of Australia [2012] FCA 683
  • Raymond v Northern Territory of Australia [2012] FCA 669
  • Jackson v Northern Territory of Australia [2012] FCA 668
  • Ellaga v Northern Territory of Australia [2012] FCA 670
  • Wavehill v Northern Territory of Australia [2012] FCA 666 - Respondent
  • Wavehill v Northern Territory of Australia [2012] FCA 671
  • Albert v Northern Territory of Australia [2012] FCA 673
  • Jackson v Northern Territory of Australia [2012] FCA 664
  • Samardin on behalf of the Ilperrelhelam, Malarrarr, Nwerrarr, Meyt, Itnwerrengayt and Ampwertety Landholding Groups v Northern Territory of Australia [2012] FCA 845
  • Organisation
  • Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Department of Defence Heritage Management Strategy

  • References

    Resource
    Northern Territory Government (1989) Northern Territory Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act 1989 (NT)

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