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Work Area Clearance Agreement
|Sub Category:||Template Agreement | Future Act Agreement (Native Title Act)|
|Subject Matter:||Native Title | Exploration|
|The Work Area Clearance Agreement is a template Future Act Agreement provided by the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT). |
It is envisaged by the NNTT that these agreements will be used to assist Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians to negotiate Future Act Agreements that can be tailored to their specific needs and circumstances.
The Work Area Clearance Agreement is designed to be used for negotiations between a mining exploration company and a native title party.
The template agreement covers matters including:
(a) stipulating that the mining exploration company will provide the native title party with a copy of their Work Programme, and will only undertake activities in accordance with that programme;
(b) sites of significance and the possible discovery of cultural items;
(c) employment of members of the native title party; and
(d) environmental protection.
|The NNTT has issued template agreements covering six categories, being:|
1. Future Act Agreements
2. Intra-Aboriginal Agreements
3. Mediation Withdrawal Agreements
4. Negotiating Framework Agreements
5. Pastoral Agreements
6. Reconciliation Agreements Principals.
Please see the 'Template Agreement' link at the bottom of this page for further information.
Please see the National Native Title Tribunal's DISCLAIMER in relation to these agreements.
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