Native title legislation in Australia

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Commonwealth, State, and Territory Parliaments of Australia have passed legislation codifying and modifying native title under the common law.

1993 (Cwlth) Native Title Act[edit]

The recognition of the legal concept of native title in the Mabo Decision in 1992 led its recognition by the legislative system a year later when the Keating government enacted the Native Title Act 1993.[1] It attempted to clarify the legal position of landholders and the processes that must be followed for Native Title to be claimed, protected and recognised through the courts.

1993 (QLD) Native Title Act[edit]

The 1993 Queensland Native Title Act[2] clarified various issues relating to Native title.

1994 (ACT) Native Title Act[edit]

The 1994 ACT Native Title Act [3] clarified various issues relating to Native title.

1994 (NSW) Native Title (New South Wales) Act[edit]

The 1994 New South Wales Native Title Act [4] clarifies various Native Title issues.

1994 (SA) Native Title (South Australia) Act[edit]

The 1994 South Australian Native Title Act [5] clarifies various Native Title issues.

1994 (TAS) Native Title (Tasmania) Act[edit]

The 1994 Tasmanian Native Title Act[6] clarified and confirmed various issues relating to native title.

1998 (Cwlth) Native Title Amendment Act[edit]

[7]

1999 (WA) Native Title (State Provisions) Act[edit]

The Native Title (State Provisions) Act[8] created the Native Title commission.

2007 (Cwlth) Native Title Amendment Act[edit]

[9]

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