This Act provides for the effective recognition, protection and conservation of the Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage. The Act consists of 10 Parts divided into 167 sections: Preliminary (1); Ownership, custodianship and possession of Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage (2); Protection of Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage (3); Native title parties, Torres Strait Islander parties and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage (4); Collection and management of Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage information (5); Cultural heritage studies (6); Cultural heritage management plans (7); Investigation and enforcement (8); Miscellaneous provisions (9) and Transitional provisions (10). The Act is completed by one Schedule.
Amended by: Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014. (2017-09-13)
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Government of Queensland (Australia)
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