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Magani Lagaugal (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation | Prescribed Body Corporate
Location:Yam Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
Legal Status: Listed with Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations.
Summary Information:
Magani Lagaugal (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation is the registered native title body corporate for the consent native title determination in David on behalf of the Iama People and Tudulaig v State of Queensland [2004] FCA 1576 (13 December 2004). The Corporation was incorporated on 13 May 2002 under the Aboriginal Councils and Assocations Act 1976 (Cth). Article 6 of the Rules of Association set out the objects of the Corporation. They are to hold the native title rights and interests of the Yam Islanders/ Tudulaig People on trust, to perform the functions of a registered native title body corporate under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) and to ensure that the interests of the Yam Islanders/ Tudulaig People are paramount. Membership of the Magani Lagaugal (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation is open to adult Yam Islanders/ Tudulaig People who are holders of native title, regardless of where they reside.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Yam Island - Ergon Energy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • David on behalf of the Iama People and Tudulaig v State of Queensland [2004] FCA 1576
  • Telstra Yam Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • People
  • Tudulaig People
  • Iama People

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal Corporation (Australia) | Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) (Native Title Act) (Australia)

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