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Name: Northern Territory Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act 1989 (Act No. 29, 1989).
Country: Australia - Northern Territory
Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1989-06-23
Entry into force:
ISN: AUS-1989-L-93277
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Legislation Database, Northern Territories, Australia PDF of Act as in force 1 January 2012 PDF of Act as in force 1 January 2012 (consulted on 2017-10-20)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to effect a practical balance between the recognized need to preserve and enhance Aboriginal cultural tradition in relation to certain land in the Territory and the aspirations of the Aboriginal and all other peoples of the Territory for their economic, cultural and social advancement, by establishing a procedure for the protection and registration of sacred sites, providing for entry onto sacred sites and the conditions to which such entry is subject, establishing a procedure for the avoidance of sacred sites in the development and use of land and establishing an Authority for the purposes of the Act and a procedure for the review of decisions of the Authority by the Minister, and for related purposes.

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