Traditional Owner Settlement Act, 2010 (No. 62). | Land Portal

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The purposes of this Act, consisting of 19 Parts, are to advance reconciliation and promote good relations between the State and traditional owners and to recognise traditional owner groups based on their traditional and cultural associations to certain land in Victoria by: (a) providing for the making of agreements between the State and traditional owner groups: (i) to recognise traditional owner rights and to confer rights on traditional owner groups as to access to or ownership or management of certain public land; and (ii) as to decision making rights and other rights that may be exercised in relation to the use and development of the land or natural resources on the land; and (b) making any amendments to other Acts that are necessary to ensure the agreements are effective; and (c) making any related and consequential amendments to other Acts.The Act is divided as follows: Preliminary (1); Recognition And Settlement Agreements (2); Land Provisions (3); Land Use Activities (4); Funding Agreements (5); Natural Resource Agreements (6) General (7); Amendment Of The Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (8); Amendment of the Conservation, Forests and Lands Act 1987 (9); Amendment Of The Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978 (10); Amendment Of The Flora And Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (11); Amendment Of The Forests Act 1958 (12); Amendment Of The Land Act 1958 (13); Amendment Of The National Parks Act 1975 (14); Amendment Of The Victorian Civil And Administrative Tribunal Act 1998 (15); Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 (19A); Amendment Of The Water Act 1989 (16); Amendment Of The Wildlife Act 1975 (17); Miscellaneous Amendment Of Other Acts (18); and Repeal Of Amending Parts (19).

Implemented by: Traditional Owner Settlement (Negotiation Costs) Regulations, 2015. (2015-09-29)

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