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Future Act – Mining Agreement
|Sub Category:||Template Agreement | Future Act Agreement (Native Title Act)|
|Subject Matter:||Native Title | Mining and Minerals | Compensation | Access|
|The Future Act - Mining 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 Future Act - Mining Agreement is designed to be used for negotiations between a native title party and the Mining Lease grantee and grantor.
The template agreement covers matters including:
(a) sites of significance and the possible discovery of cultural items;
(b) a guarantee that the native title party will be provided with regular reports detailing the amount of sand and gravel taken out from the agreement area;
(c) the process for altering the Agreement;
(d) dispute resolution procedures; and
(e) the compensation to be paid to the native title party.
|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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