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Name: Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 No 42.
Country: Australia - New South Wales
Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1983-05-04
Entry into force:
ISN: AUS-1983-L-81283
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line NSW legislation website, Australia (consulted on 2013-05-24)
Abstract/Citation: The Act provides land rights for Aboriginal persons in New South Wales as well as a representative Aboriginal Land Councils in New South Wales and vests land in those Councils. Its also provies for the acquisition of land, and the management of land and other assets and investments, by or for those Councils and the allocation of funds to and by those Councils, as well as for the provision of community benefit schemes by or on behalf of those Councils.
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