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    An Act to provide for the assessment, development and utilization of mineral resources to the maximum extent practicable consistent with sound economic and land use management.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act concerns the assessment, development and use of mineral resources.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act providing for the grant, and the claim and grant, of land as Torres Strait Islander land, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act, consisting of 19 Parts divided into 207 Sections, provides for the grant of land as Torres Strait Islander land. The Act recognizes that the land is of spiritual, social, historical, cultural and economic importance to Torres Strait Islanders, who inhabited the territory that is now Queensland before the settlement of Europeans (Preface). Part 2 contains basic concepts on, among others, Island custom and what is to be considered available land that is it claimable under the Act.

  3. Library Resource

    An Act about the management of vegetation on freehold land.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    The Act concerns the management of vegetation on freehold land, it consists of 123 sections and is divided into 6 Parts.

  4. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the administration and management of non-freehold land and deeds of grant in trust and the creation of freehold land, and for related purpose.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act provides for the management of land in Queensland, it consists of 522 sections and is divided into nine Chapters. The objectives of the Act and its application are described in Chapter 1. Chapter 2 covers land allocation, in particular allocation powers (Part 1), reservations in grant titles (Part 2) and native title (Part 3). Chapter 3 covers reserves, deeds of grant in trust and roads. Chapter 4 is dedicated to land holdings: making land available (Part 1), eligibility to hold land (Part 2), leases (Part 3) and permits (Part 4).

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to establish the Land Court, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act establishes and regulates the Land Court, it consists of 94 sections and is divided into six Parts. The Act also establishes a Land Appeal Court, specifies its jurisdiction and operation. Both courts are the continuance of the courts established under the Land Act 1962 and preserved in existence by the Land Act 1994 (Part 6).

  6. Library Resource

    An Act providing for the grant, and the claim and grant, of land as Aboriginal land, and for other purposes.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act provides for the claim and grant of land as Aboriginal land. It consists of 26 Parts divided into 309 sections.Section 10 defines what is to be intended as Aboriginal land and Part 3 on Formal expression of interest about land, provides for the procedures to be followed in granting transferable land and Aboriginal land.Part 4 on Grant of transferable land as Aboriginal land, contains dispositions on the claiming of land, while Part 5 on Claims for claimable land, regulates the granting of land as Aboriginal land.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act, consisting of 10 Chapters, aims at seeking to achieve ecological sustainability by managing the process by which development takes place, including ensuring the process is accountable, effective and efficient and delivers sustainable outcomes, managing the effects of development on the environment, including managing the use of premises and continuing the coordination and integration of planning at the local, regional and State levels.

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to make provision with respect to vehicular traffic on public land, the prevention of soil erosion of and damage to public land, to amend the Local Government Act 1958 and for other purposes.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act aims at preventing soil erosion and damages to public land caused by vehicular traffic. Under section 5, the Governor in Council may declare any public land to be an erosion hazard area, and the Act provides for the management of such areas.

    Implemented by: Land Conservation (Vehicle Control) Regulations 2003. (2008-03-07)
    Implemented by: Land Conservation (Vehicle Control) Regulations, 2013. (2013-01-29)
    Implemented by: Land Conservation (Vehicle Control) Regulations, 2013. (2015-10-27)

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    The purpose of this Act is to authorize the granting of public land for Aboriginal cultural and burial purposes. The Act provides for the closure of roads in the areas (sect. 4), extinguishes existing rights on the land (sect. 5), prohibits the sale of land (sect. 7) and states that no compensation is payable by the Crown in respect of anything done under or arising out of this Act (sect. 9).

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act validates past acts that are invalid because of the existence of native title and provides for the implementation of compensation rights for the holders of native title which has been affected by past acts attributable to the State. The Act consists of 17 sections and is divided into the following Parts: Preliminary (1); Validation of past Acts (2); Validation of intermediate period Acts (2A); Confirmation of pasts extinguishment of native title by certain valid or validated Acts (2B); Validation of future Acts by agreement (2C); Confirmation of rights (3) and General (4).

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