Subject to this Part and to any provision to the contrary in a law of the Territory, a person shall not enter onto or remain on Aboriginal land or use a road unless he has been issued with a permit to do so in accordance with this Part (sect. 4). An Aboriginal who is entitled by Aboriginal tradition to enter onto an area of Aboriginal land may enter onto that area of Aboriginal land. An Aboriginal who is entitled by Aboriginal tradition to remain on an area of Aboriginal land may remain on that area of Aboriginal land. Permits shall be issued by the Land Council for the area in which Aboriginal land or a road is situated (sect. 5). The traditional Aboriginal owners of an area of Aboriginal land may issue a permit to a person to enter onto and remain on that Aboriginal land, or use a road that is bordered by that Aboriginal land, subject to such conditions as the traditional Aboriginal owners think fit. Part III concerns control of entry onto seas adjoining aboriginal land. The Administrator may, by notice in the Gazette, close the seas adjoining and within 2 kilometres of Aboriginal land to any persons or classes of person, or for any purpose other than to Aboriginals who are entitled by Aboriginal tradition to enter and use those seas and who enter and use those seas in accordance with Aboriginal tradition (sect. 12). Subject to the Fisheries Act, the holder of a licence issued under the Fish and Fisheries Act (and kept in force under section 71 of the Fisheries Act), or the holder of a licence granted under the Fisheries Act, who held the licence before the publication of a notice under section 12, may, together with any persons who assist or work for the holder, enter and fish the area of closed seas referred to in that notice. (23 sections)
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