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NATIVE TITLE RESOLUTION BILL 2000

       Queensland




   NATIVE TITLE
RESOLUTION BILL 2000

 


 

 

Queensland NATIVE TITLE RESOLUTION BILL 2000 TABLE OF PROVISIONS Section Page PART 1--PRELIMINARY 1 Short title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2 Commencement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PART 2--AMENDMENT OF LAND AND RESOURCES TRIBUNAL ACT 1999 3 Act amended in pt 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 4 Amendment of pt 4, div 2, hdg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 5 Amendment of s 49 (Conduct of proceeding) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 6 Insertion of new s 51B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 51B Jurisdiction of tribunal for registered indigenous land use agreements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 7 Amendment of s 83 (Proceeding not finished before commencement) . . . 5 PART 3--AMENDMENT OF MINERAL RESOURCES ACT 1989 8 Act amended in pt 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 9 Amendment of s 657 (Ending of additional requirements) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 10 Amendment of s 666 (Process for consultation and negotiation--negotiated agreement with or without conditions attached) . 6 11 Amendment of s 707 (Native title compensation) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 12 Amendment of s 725 (Application of div 2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 13 Amendment of s 726 (Definitions for div 2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 14 Amendment of s 728 (Existing prospecting permit applications) . . . . . . . . 8 PART 4--AMENDMENT OF NATIVE TITLE (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1993 15 Act amended in pt 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 16 Amendment of s 144 (Declaration about compulsory acquisitions) . . . . . . 8

 


 

2 Native Title Resolution 17 Omission of pt 12 (Interim provisions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 PART 5--OTHER AMENDMENTS 18 Amendments related to outcome of Commonwealth Native Title Act determinations and minor amendments--schedule 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 19 Amendments related to enhancement of low impact provisions--schedule 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 SCHEDULE 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 AMENDMENTS RELATED TO OUTCOME OF COMMONWEALTH NATIVE TITLE ACT DETERMINATIONS AND MINOR AMENDMENTS LAND AND RESOURCES TRIBUNAL ACT 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 MINERAL RESOURCES ACT 1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 NATIVE TITLE (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 SCHEDULE 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 AMENDMENTS RELATED TO ENHANCEMENT OF LOW IMPACT PROVISIONS LAND AND RESOURCES TRIBUNAL ACT 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 MINERAL RESOURCES ACT 1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

 


 

2000 A BILL FOR An Act to amend the Mineral Resources Act 1989 and other Acts for purposes related to native title

 


 

s1 4 s5 Native Title Resolution The Parliament of Queensland enacts-- 1 ART 1--PRELIMINARY 2 P title 3 Short Clause 1. This Act may be cited as the Native Title Resolution Act 2000. 4 5 Commencement Clause 2. This Act commences on a day to be fixed by proclamation. 6 ART 2--AMENDMENT OF LAND AND RESOURCES 7 P TRIBUNAL ACT 1999 8 amended in pt 2 9 Act Clause 3. This part amends the Land and Resources Tribunal Act 1999. 10 of pt 4, div 2, hdg 11 Amendment Clause 4. Part 4, division 2, heading-- 12 omit, insert-- 13 `Division 2--Proceedings'. 14 of s 49 (Conduct of proceeding) 15 Amendment Clause 5.(1) Section 49(1), `tribunal hearing'-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `proceeding'. 18 (2) Section 49(2), `In conducting the hearing'-- 19

 


 

s6 5 s7 Native Title Resolution omit, insert-- 1 `For the proceeding'. 2 of new s 51B 3 Insertion Clause 6. After section 51A-- 4 insert-- 5 of tribunal for registered indigenous land use agreements 6 `Jurisdiction `51B.(1) This section applies if-- 7 (a) there is a registered indigenous land use agreement under the 8 Commonwealth Native Title Act; and 9 (b) the State is a party to the agreement; and 10 (c) the agreement provides for a matter arising under the agreement 11 to be referred to the tribunal for-- 12 (i) mediation of the matter; or 13 (ii) the making of a recommendation about the matter; or 14 (iii) the making of a decision about the matter. 15 `(2) The tribunal has jurisdiction-- 16 (a) if subsection (1)(c)(i) applies--to mediate the matter under part 4, 17 division 5; or 18 (b) if subsection (1)(c)(ii) applies--to make a recommendation about 19 the matter; or 20 (c) if subsection (1)(c)(iii) applies--to make a decision about the 21 matter.'. 22 of s 83 (Proceeding not finished before commencement) 23 Amendment Clause 7. Section 83(1)(a)-- 24 omit, insert-- 25 `(a) the proceeding was a proceeding under the Fossicking Act 1994, 26 the Mineral Resources Act 1989 or the Petroleum Act 1923; and'. 27

 


 

s8 6 s 10 Native Title Resolution ART 3--AMENDMENT OF MINERAL RESOURCES 1 P ACT 1989 2 amended in pt 3 3 Act Clause 8. This part amends the Mineral Resources Act 1989. 4 of s 657 (Ending of additional requirements) 5 Amendment Clause 9. Section 657-- 6 insert-- 7 `(2) However, if the Governor in Council grants the proposed mining 8 lease, and there are 1 or more registered native title parties, the holder of the 9 mining lease must, within 28 days after the holder receives notice of the 10 grant, give a written notice complying with subsection (3) to each registered 11 native title party. 12 Maximum penalty--100 penalty units. 13 `(3) The written notice must advise the granting of the mining lease and 14 state any conditions of the mining lease.'. 15 of s 666 (Process for consultation and 16 Amendment negotiation--negotiated agreement with or without conditions 17 attached) 18 Clause 10. Section 666-- 19 insert-- 20 `(4) However, if the Governor in Council grants the proposed mining 21 lease, the holder of the mining lease must, within 28 days after the holder 22 receives notice of the grant, give a written notice complying with 23 subsection (5) to each registered native title party. 24 Maximum penalty--100 penalty units. 25 `(5) The written notice must advise the granting of the mining lease and 26 state any conditions of the mining lease.'. 27

 


 

s 11 7 s 13 Native Title Resolution of s 707 (Native title compensation) 1 Amendment Clause 11. Section 707-- 2 insert-- 3 `(5A) Without limiting subsection (1), the tribunal, in arriving at a 4 compensation decision or compensation trust decision, must apply all 5 relevant principles applicable under this Act for deciding amounts of 6 compensation.'. 7 of s 725 (Application of div 2) 8 Amendment Clause 12.(1) Section 725, `commencement of this section'-- 9 omit, insert-- 10 `native title provisions start day for the application'. 11 (2) Section 725-- 12 insert-- 13 `(3) The Minister may by gazette notice notify, in relation to an 14 application, a native title provisions start day. 15 `(4) The Minister, in notifying the native title provisions start day-- 16 (a) must have regard to when the native title provisions relevant to the 17 application start to have application; and 18 (b) accordingly, is not stopped from notifying as the native title 19 provisions start day a day that is earlier than the day the gazette 20 notice is published.'. 21 of s 726 (Definitions for div 2) 22 Amendment Clause 13. Section 726-- 23 insert-- 24 ` "native title provisions start day", for an application, means the native 25 title provisions start day notified in relation to the application under 26 section 725(3) and (4).'. 27

 


 

s 14 8 s 17 Native Title Resolution of s 728 (Existing prospecting permit applications) 1 Amendment Clause 14. Section 728(3)(a), `commencement of this section'-- 2 omit, insert-- 3 `native title provisions start day for the application'. 4 ART 4--AMENDMENT OF NATIVE TITLE 5 P (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1993 6 amended in pt 4 7 Act Clause 15. This part amends the Native Title (Queensland) Act 1993. 8 of s 144 (Declaration about compulsory acquisitions) 9 Amendment Clause 16.(1) Section 144(2), definition "compulsory acquisition Act", `means 10 each of the following Acts--'-- 11 omit, insert-- 12 `means an Act providing for compulsory acquisition in relation to land or 13 waters, including, for example, any of the following--'. 14 (2) Section 144(2), definition "compulsory acquisition Act"-- 15 insert-- 16 ` Petroleum Act 1923'. 17 of pt 12 (Interim provisions) 18 Omission Clause 17. Part 12-- 19 omit. 20

 


 

s 18 9 s 19 Native Title Resolution ART 5--OTHER AMENDMENTS 1 P related to outcome of Commonwealth Native Title Act 2 Amendments determinations and minor amendments--schedule 1 3 Clause 18. Schedule 1 amends the Acts it mentions. 4 related to enhancement of low impact 5 Amendments provisions--schedule 2 6 Clause 19. Schedule 2 amends the Acts it mentions. 7 8

 


 

10 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 1 AMENDMENTS RELATED TO OUTCOME OF 2 COMMONWEALTH NATIVE TITLE ACT 3 DETERMINATIONS AND MINOR AMENDMENTS 4 section 18 5 AND AND RESOURCES TRIBUNAL ACT 1999 6 L 1. Section 52(1)(b), `dispute'-- 7 omit, insert-- 8 `matter'. 9 2. Schedule 1, entries for Mineral Resources Act 1989, entries for 10 sections 454, 512, 568 and 609-- 11 omit. 12 3. Schedule 1, entries for Mineral Resources Act 1989, heading `Mining 13 leases under part 17, division 3 or 4 and other mining tenements to 14 which part 17, division 3 or 4 is applied'-- 15 omit, insert-- 16 `Mining leases under part 17, division 4 and other mining tenements 17 to which part 17, division 4 is applied'. 18 4. Schedule 1, entries for Mineral Resources Act 1989, entry for 19 section 634-- 20 omit. 21

 


 

11 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 5. Schedule 1, entries for Mineral Resources Act 1989, section of entries 1 headed `General', section 1(3)-- 2 omit, insert-- 3 `(3) However, the panel must be an NNTT panel if the proceeding 4 includes the hearing of an objection of a native title notification party for 5 land the subject of the proceeding.'. 6 6. Schedule 2, item 1, all material included in the first to fifth dot 7 points-- 8 omit. 9 7. Schedule 2, item 1, sixth dot point, `(Other mining leases not on 10 alternative provision areas)'-- 11 omit, insert-- 12 `(Mining leases)'. 13 MINERAL RESOURCES ACT 1989 14 1. Section 25A(1)(a), `an indigenous'-- 15 omit, insert-- 16 `a registered indigenous'. 17 2. Section 81A(1)(a), `a consultation agreement under part 14, 18 division 2, or'-- 19 omit. 20

 


 

12 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 3. Section 81A(1)(a), `3 or'-- 1 omit. 2 4. Section 81B(1)(a), `an indigenous'-- 3 omit, insert-- 4 `a registered indigenous'. 5 5. Section 82(2), from `if--'-- 6 omit, insert-- 7 `if the condition was decided or recommended by the tribunal under the 8 native title provisions.'. 9 6. Section 141A(1)(a), `an agreement under section 510 or 511, or'-- 10 omit. 11 7. Section 141B(1)(a), `an indigenous'-- 12 omit, insert-- 13 `a registered indigenous'. 14 8. Section 194AA(1)(a), `an agreement under section 566 or 567, or'-- 15 omit. 16 9. Section 194AB(1)(a), `an indigenous'-- 17 omit, insert-- 18 `a registered indigenous'. 19

 


 

13 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 10. Section 271(1), `610,'-- 1 omit. 2 11. Section 271, `3 or'-- 3 omit. 4 12. Section 276A(1)(a), `a consultation agreement under part 17, 5 division 2, or'-- 6 omit. 7 13. Section 276A(1)(a), `3 or'-- 8 omit. 9 14. Section 276B(1)(a), `an indigenous'-- 10 omit, insert-- 11 `a registered indigenous'. 12 15. Section 294(2)-- 13 omit. 14 16. Section 294(3) and (4)-- 15 renumber as section 294(2) and (3). 16 17. Section 422, definition "alternative provision area"-- 17 omit. 18

 


 

14 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 18. Section 424-- 1 omit. 2 19. Section 426(2)(b), `, whether or not an alternative provision 3 area'-- 4 omit. 5 20. Section 439(1)-- 6 omit. 7 21. Section 439(2), `also'-- 8 omit. 9 22. Section 439(2)(a), `if the mining claim is other than a surface 10 alluvium (gold or tin) mining claim'-- 11 omit. 12 23. Section 439(2)(b), `sections 43 and 43A'-- 13 omit, insert-- 14 `section 43'. 15 24. Section 441-- 16 omit. 17 25. Part 14, divisions 2 and 3-- 18 omit. 19

 


 

15 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 26. Part 14, division 4, heading-- 1 omit, insert-- 2 `Division 4--Mining claims'. 3 27. Section 462(1)(a)-- 4 omit. 5 28. Section 462(2)(b), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 6 omit. 7 29. Section 462(4)-- 8 omit. 9 30. Section 465(1) to (4)-- 10 omit. 11 31. Section 465(5), `also'-- 12 omit. 13 32. Section 465(5)(a)-- 14 omit. 15 33. Section 465(5)(c), `division'-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `subsection'. 18

 


 

16 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 34. Section 465(6), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 1 omit. 2 35. Section 465(7), `(1), (3) or'-- 3 omit. 4 36. Sections 466 to 469-- 5 omit. 6 37. Section 470(1), `other than a surface alluvium (gold or tin) mining 7 claim'-- 8 omit. 9 38. Section 470(1), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 10 omit. 11 39. Section 472(1) to (4)-- 12 omit. 13 40. Section 472(5)(a), `stated'-- 14 omit, insert-- 15 `specified'. 16 41. Section 472(5)(c)-- 17 omit. 18

 


 

17 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 42. Section 472(5)(d), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 1 omit. 2 43. Section 472(5)(e), `division'-- 3 omit, insert-- 4 `subsection'. 5 44. Section 472(6)-- 6 omit. 7 45. Section 472(7), `(1), (3) or'-- 8 omit. 9 46. Sections 473 to 476-- 10 omit. 11 47. Section 477(1), `other than a surface alluvium (gold or tin) mining 12 claim'-- 13 omit. 14 48. Section 477(1), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 15 omit. 16 49. Section 479(2)(a), from `over--'-- 17 omit, insert-- 18 `over non-exclusive land; and'. 19

 


 

18 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 50. Section 479(2)(b), `sections 43 and 43A'-- 1 omit, insert-- 2 `section 43'. 3 51. Section 484(2)(b), `, whether or not an alternative provision 4 area'-- 5 omit. 6 52. Part 15, division 3-- 7 omit. 8 53. Part 15, division 4, heading, `not on alternative provision areas'-- 9 omit. 10 54. Section 522(2)(b), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 11 omit. 12 55. Section 522(4)-- 13 omit. 14 56. Section 525(2), `, whether or not an alternative provision area'-- 15 omit. 16 57. Section 525(3) and (4)-- 17 omit. 18

 


 

19 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 58. Section 525(5)(c), `division'-- 1 omit, insert-- 2 `subsection'. 3 59. Section 525(6), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 4 omit. 5 60. Section 525(7), `, (3)'-- 6 omit. 7 61. Sections 527 and 528-- 8 omit. 9 62. Section 529(1), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 10 omit. 11 63. Section 531(1)(b)-- 12 omit. 13 64. Section 531(2)(b)(ii)(A), `or 43A(1)'-- 14 omit. 15 65. Section 531(2)(b)(ii)(B), `division'-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `subparagraph'. 18

 


 

20 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 66. Section 532(1) and (2)-- 1 omit. 2 67. Section 532(3), `other than an alternative provision area,'-- 3 omit. 4 68. Section 533-- 5 omit. 6 69. Section 534(4) and (5)-- 7 omit. 8 70. Section 534(6), `other than an alternative provision area,'-- 9 omit. 10 71. Section 535(2)(a), from `over--'-- 11 omit, insert-- 12 `over non-exclusive land; and'. 13 72. Section 535(2)(b), `sections 43 and 43A'-- 14 omit, insert-- 15 `section 43'. 16 73. Section 540(2)(b), `, whether or not an alternative provision 17 area'-- 18 omit. 19

 


 

21 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 74. Part 16, division 3-- 1 omit. 2 75. Part 16, division 4, heading, `not on alternative provision areas'-- 3 omit. 4 76. Section 579(2)(b), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 5 omit. 6 77. Section 579(4)-- 7 omit. 8 78. Section 581(3), `permit'-- 9 omit, insert-- 10 `licence'. 11 79. Section 581(5), `exploration permit'-- 12 omit, insert-- 13 `mineral development licence'. 14 80. Section 582(2), `, whether or not an alternative provision area'-- 15 omit. 16 81. Section 582(3) and (4)-- 17 omit. 18

 


 

22 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 82. Section 582(5)(c), `division'-- 1 omit, insert-- 2 `subsection'. 3 83. Section 582(6), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 4 omit. 5 84. Section 582(7), `, (3)'-- 6 omit. 7 85. Sections 584 and 585-- 8 omit. 9 86. Section 586(1), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 10 omit. 11 87. Section 588(1)(a)(ii)-- 12 omit. 13 88. Section 588(2)(b)(ii)(A), `or 43A(1)'-- 14 omit. 15 89. Section 588(2)(b)(ii)(B), `division'-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `subparagraph'. 18

 


 

23 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 90. Section 589(1) and (2)-- 1 omit. 2 91. Section 589(3), `other than an alternative provision area,'-- 3 omit. 4 92. Section 590-- 5 omit. 6 93. Section 591(4) and (5)-- 7 omit. 8 94. Section 591(6), `other than an alternative provision area,'-- 9 omit. 10 95. Section 592(2) and (3)-- 11 omit. 12 96. Section 592(4), `other than an alternative provision area,'-- 13 omit. 14 97. Section 593(1)-- 15 omit. 16 98. Section 593(2), `also'-- 17 omit. 18

 


 

24 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 99. Section 593(2), `if the mining lease is other than a surface alluvium 1 (gold or tin) mining lease'-- 2 omit. 3 100. Section 593(2)(b), `sections 43 and 43A'-- 4 omit, insert-- 5 `section 43'. 6 101. Section 595-- 7 omit. 8 102. Part 17, divisions 2 and 3-- 9 omit. 10 103. Part 17, division 4, heading-- 11 omit, insert-- 12 `Division 4--Mining leases'. 13 104. Section 650(1)(a)-- 14 omit. 15 105. Section 650(2)(b), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 16 omit. 17

 


 

25 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 106. Section 650(4)-- 1 omit. 2 107. Section 689(1) to (4)-- 3 omit. 4 108. Section 689(5), `also'-- 5 omit. 6 109. Section 689(5)(a)-- 7 omit. 8 110. Section 689(5)(c), `division'-- 9 omit, insert-- 10 `subsection'. 11 111. Section 689(6), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 12 omit. 13 112. Section 689(7), `(1), (3) or'-- 14 omit. 15 113. Sections 690 to 693-- 16 omit. 17

 


 

26 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 114. Section 694(1), `other than a surface alluvium (gold or tin) mining 1 lease'-- 2 omit. 3 115. Section 694(1), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 4 omit. 5 116. Section 697(1) to (4)-- 6 omit. 7 117. Section 697(5), `also'-- 8 omit. 9 118. Section 697(5)(c)-- 10 omit. 11 119. Section 697(5)(d), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 12 omit. 13 120. Section 697(5)(e), `division'-- 14 omit, insert-- 15 `subsection'. 16 121. Section 697(6), `other than an alternative provision area'-- 17 omit. 18

 


 

27 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 122. Section 697(7), `(1), (3) or'-- 1 omit. 2 123. Section 698-- 3 omit. 4 124. Section 699(1), `other than a surface alluvium (gold or tin) mining 5 lease not on an alternative provision area'-- 6 omit. 7 125. Sections 700 to 703-- 8 omit. 9 126. Section 704(1), `other than a surface alluvium (gold or tin) mining 10 lease not on an alternative provision area'-- 11 omit. 12 127. Section 706, definition "relevant act", paragraph (a)(ii)-- 13 omit, insert-- 14 `(ii) part 14 or 17, division 4, 5 or 6 applies; or 15 (iii) part 15 or 16, division 2, 4, 5 or 6 applies; or'. 16 128. Section 706, definition "relevant act", paragraph (b), `or part 14, 17 15, 16 or 17, division 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 would apply'-- 18 omit, insert-- 19 `or part 14 or 17, division 4, 5 or 6 would apply, or part 15 or 16, 20 division 2, 4, 5 or 6 would apply'. 21

 


 

28 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 129. Section 729(2) to (6)-- 1 omit. 2 130. Section 729(7), from `the applicant nominates' to `mining claim, 3 and'-- 4 omit. 5 131. Section 730(2)(b)-- 6 omit. 7 132. Section 730(5) and (6)-- 8 omit. 9 133. Section 731(2)(b)-- 10 omit. 11 134. Section 731(5) and (6)-- 12 omit. 13 135. Section 732(2) to (6)-- 14 omit. 15 136. Section 732(7), from `the applicant nominates' to `mining lease, 16 and'-- 17 omit. 18

 


 

29 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 1 (continued) 137. Section 733(2) and (3)-- 1 omit. 2 138. Section 734(1)(b), `part 14, division 2 or'-- 3 omit. 4 139. Section 734(1)(b), `2, 3 or'-- 5 omit. 6 140. Section 734(2), `part 14, division 2 or'-- 7 omit. 8 141. Section 734(2), `2, 3 or'-- 9 omit. 10 142. Section 734(3)-- 11 omit. 12 NATIVE TITLE (QUEENSLAND) ACT 1993 13 1. Section 146A-- 14 omit. 15 16

 


 

30 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 1 MENDMENTS RELATED TO ENHANCEMENT OF 2 A LOW IMPACT PROVISIONS 3 section 19 4 AND AND RESOURCES TRIBUNAL ACT 1999 5 L 1. Schedule 2, item 1, after `are negotiated agreements--'-- 6 insert-- 7 ` an access agreement under part 13 (Native title provisions for 8 prospecting permits), part 15 (Native title provisions for 9 exploration permits), division 2 (Low impact exploration 10 permits), or part 16 (Native title provisions for mineral 11 development licences), division 2 (Low impact mineral 12 development licences)'. 13 MINERAL RESOURCES ACT 1989 14 1. Section 429, definition "consultation period"-- 15 omit. 16 2. Section 429-- 17 insert-- 18 ` "access agreement", for entry to an area under a low impact prospecting 19 permit, means an agreement between the permit holder and a registered 20 native title party for the area concerning the holder's access to the area. 21 "consultation period" see section 435(1). 22

 


 

31 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) "consultation period advice day" see section 435(2). 1 "registered native title party", for an area the subject of a low impact 2 prospecting permit, means-- 3 (a) from the start of the consultation period advice day for entry to the 4 area until immediately before the start of the consultation period 5 for entry to the area--an entity that is, on the consultation period 6 advice day, in relation to land included in the area-- 7 (i) a registered native title body corporate; or 8 (ii) a registered native title claimant; and 9 (b) from the start of the consultation period--an entity that is, on the 10 first day of the consultation period, in relation to land included in 11 the area-- 12 (i) a registered native title body corporate; or 13 (ii) a registered native title claimant.'. 14 3. Part 13, division 1-- 15 insert-- 16 `Delayed start for prospecting permit if access agreement required 17 `430A.(1) This section applies if, before entry to an area under a low 18 impact prospecting permit or proposed low impact prospecting permit it is 19 necessary for-- 20 (a) there to be an access agreement for entry to the area; or 21 (b) a registered native title party for the area to have given the permit 22 holder a written notice under section 433(4) that the party does not 23 wish to be consulted about an access agreement for the entry. 24 `(2) Despite anything in section 29,1 the term of the permit must not start 25 before the first of the following to happen-- 26 1 Section 29 (Term of prospecting permit)

 


 

32 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) (a) the mining registrar receives a copy of the access agreement under 1 section 437; 2 (b) the mining registrar receives from the permit holder a copy of the 3 written notice mentioned in subsection (1)(b).'. 4 4. Section 431(3)(f), from `complied with'-- 5 omit, insert-- 6 `an access agreement for entry to the land.'. 7 5. Section 431(4) and (5)-- 8 omit. 9 6. Section 432(1), `to (5)'-- 10 omit. 11 7. Part 13, division 3, heading-- 12 omit, insert-- 13 `Division 3--Consultation and access agreement requirements before 14 entry'. 15 8. Section 433, heading-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `Requirement for consultation and access agreement'. 18 9. Section 433(1), after `for the first time,'-- 19 insert-- 20 `any area of'. 21

 


 

33 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) 10. Section 433(1), from `native title notification party'-- 1 omit, insert-- 2 `registered native title party for the area.'. 3 11. Section 433(2)-- 4 omit, insert-- 5 `(2) However, the condition does not require consultation with a 6 registered native title party if, at any time after the start of the consultation 7 period for entry to the area, the registered native title party gives the permit 8 holder a written notice that the party does not wish to be consulted about the 9 proposed activities stated in the application notice. 10 `(3) It is a condition of a low impact prospecting permit that the permit 11 holder must not act under the permit to enter, for the first time, any area of 12 non-exclusive land unless the holder has an access agreement for entry to 13 the area with each registered native title party for the area, obtained after the 14 start of the consultation period for entry to the area. 15 `(4) However, the condition does not require an access agreement for 16 entry to the area with a particular registered native title party if, at any time 17 after the start of the consultation period for entry to the area, the registered 18 native title party gives the permit holder a written notice that the party does 19 not wish to be consulted about an access agreement for the entry.'. 20 12. After section 433-- 21 insert-- 22 `Prospecting activities to be carried out in accordance with access 23 agreement 24 `433A.(1) This section applies to the holder of a low impact prospecting 25 permit if-- 26 (a) the holder is carrying out activities in an area under, or 27 purportedly under, the permit; and 28

 


 

34 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) (b) there is an access agreement for entry to the area under the permit. 1 `(2) The holder must not carry out the activities in a way that is 2 inconsistent with the requirements of the access agreement.'. 3 13. Section 434(1), `land that will be affected under the permit'-- 4 omit, insert-- 5 `area that will be affected by the entry, and to obtain any necessary access 6 agreement for the entry under the permit'. 7 14. Section 435-- 8 omit, insert-- 9 `Access agreements 10 `434A.(1) An access agreement for entry to an area under a low impact 11 prospecting permit may include provisions about any of the following-- 12 (a) the periods during which the permit holder is to be permitted 13 access to the area; 14 (b) the parts of the area the permit holder may access and the means 15 by which access may be gained; 16 (c) the kinds of low impact activities that may be carried out on the 17 area; 18 (d) the requirements to be observed by the permit holder when on the 19 area; 20 (e) the things the permit holder needs to do to protect the 21 environment in carrying out low impact activities on the area; 22 (f) compensation to be paid under part 18; 23 (g) how disputes arising in connection with the agreement are to be 24 resolved; 25 (h) the way the agreement may be changed; 26

 


 

35 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) (i) other matters the parties to the agreement agree to provide for in 1 the agreement. 2 `(2) Subsection (3) applies if there is an inconsistency between-- 3 (a) a provision of an access agreement; and 4 (b) either of the following-- 5 (i) a provision of this Act; 6 (ii) a condition of a low impact prospecting permit. 7 `(3) The provision of the Act or condition of the prospecting permit 8 prevails. 9 `Consultation period and consultation period advice day 10 `435.(1) The "consultation period", for entry to an area-- 11 (a) starts 1 month after the consultation period advice day for entry to 12 the area; and 13 (b) ends 2 months after it starts. 14 `(2) The "consultation period advice day", for entry to an area, is the 15 day the notice is given under subsection (4). 16 `(3) The consultation period advice day must not be less than 3 months 17 after the application notice relating to the low impact prospecting permit was 18 given, or, if a replacement notice was given under section 432, the day the 19 replacement notice was given. 20 `(4) The permit holder must give notice of the day on which the 21 consultation period for entry to the area is to start, and the area to which the 22 consultation in the consultation period is to relate, to-- 23 (a) each entity that is a registered native title party for land included in 24 the area; and 25 (b) the mining registrar. 26

 


 

36 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) `(5) The notice given under subsection (4) must contain a clear 1 description of the area to be entered and its location, and a description of the 2 nature of the low impact activities proposed for the area.'. 3 15. Section 436, heading-- 4 omit, insert-- 5 `Parties may seek mediation'. 6 16. Section 436(1)-- 7 omit, insert-- 8 `436.(1) If, at the end of the consultation period for entry to an area, an 9 access agreement for entry to the area has not been obtained between the 10 permit holder and a registered native title party for the area, either party may 11 ask the mining registrar to hold a conference for mediation about the access 12 agreement.'. 13 17. Section 436(2), `A native title notification party'-- 14 omit, insert-- 15 `The registered native title party'. 16 18. Section 437-- 17 omit, insert-- 18 `Decision by tribunal 19 `436A.(1) If an access agreement for entry to an area is not obtained 20 within 1 month after the mining registrar has been asked to hold a 21 conference for mediation about the agreement, the permit holder or the 22 registered native title party may ask the mining registrar to refer the matter 23 to the tribunal for a decision. 24 `(2) The tribunal may decide the terms of the access agreement. 25

 


 

37 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) `(3) If the tribunal decides the terms of the access agreement-- 1 (a) subject to any order made by the tribunal in the matter, the access 2 agreement decided by the tribunal has effect as an access 3 agreement as if the registered native title party and the permit 4 holder had executed it; and 5 (b) the tribunal must also make a compensation decision or 6 compensation trust decision for the registered native title party 7 under part 18. 8 `Notice of access agreement 9 `437. The permit holder must, as soon as practicable after an access 10 agreement for entry to an area is obtained, but in any event before the holder 11 first enters the area, give a copy of the access agreement to the mining 12 registrar.'. 13 19. Section 438, `native title notification party in the consultation'-- 14 omit, insert-- 15 `registered native title party in relation to an access agreement'. 16 20. Section 482(e)(i), `site'-- 17 omit. 18 21. Section 482(e)(i), `pad for a mobile rig'-- 19 omit, insert-- 20 `site'. 21

 


 

38 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) 22. Section 482(e)(ii), `for a road or track'-- 1 omit, insert-- 2 `or excavation for access to a drill site'. 3 23. Section 482(e), examples-- 4 omit. 5 24. Section 482(e)-- 6 insert-- 7 `(iii) do not include side hill excavation for access for drill pads as 8 would be necessary on steep slopes; and 9 (iv) do not include drilling in a watercourse or stream diversion; 10 and 11 (v) do not include clearing in densely vegetated areas;'. 12 25. Section 482-- 13 insert-- 14 `(2) In this section-- 15 "clearing" means-- 16 (a) in relation to grass, scrub or bush--the removal of vegetation by 17 disturbing root systems and exposing underlying soil, but does 18 not include-- 19 (i) the flattening or compaction of vegetation by vehicles if the 20 vegetation remains living; or 21 (ii) the slashing or mowing of vegetation to facilitate access 22 tracks; or 23 (iii) the clearing of noxious or introduced plant species; and 24 (b) in relation to trees--cutting down, ringbarking or pushing over. 25

 


 

39 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) "excavation" means the use of machinery to dig below the topsoil horizon, 1 but does not include-- 2 (a) minor levelling of a site to allow a drill rig to operate on a level 3 surface for safety reasons; or 4 (b) the construction of a small sump for operational purposes. 5 "top soil horizon" means the top level or layer of soil that is generally less 6 than 30 cm thick.'. 7 26. Section 485-- 8 insert-- 9 ` "access agreement", for entry to an area under a low impact exploration 10 permit, means an agreement between the permit holder and a registered 11 native title party for the area concerning the holder's access to the area. 12 "consultation period advice day" see section 490(2). 13 "registered native title party", for an area the subject of a low impact 14 exploration permit, means-- 15 (a) from the start of the consultation period advice day for entry to the 16 area until immediately before the start of the consultation period 17 for entry to the area--an entity that is, on the consultation period 18 advice day, in relation to land included in the area-- 19 (i) a registered native title body corporate; or 20 (ii) a registered native title claimant; and 21 (b) from the start of the consultation period--an entity that is, on the 22 first day of the consultation period, in relation to land included in 23 the area-- 24 (i) a registered native title body corporate; or 25 (ii) a registered native title claimant.'. 26

 


 

40 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) 27. Section 486(3)(f), from `complied with'-- 1 omit, insert-- 2 `an access agreement for entry to the land.'. 3 28. Part 15, division 2, subdivision 3, heading-- 4 omit, insert-- 5 `Subdivision 3--Consultation and access agreement requirements before 6 entry'. 7 29. Section 488, heading-- 8 omit, insert-- 9 `Requirement for consultation and access agreement'. 10 30. Section 488(1), `native title notification party'-- 11 omit, insert-- 12 `registered native title party'. 13 31. Section 488(2)-- 14 omit, insert-- 15 `(2) However, the condition does not require consultation with a 16 registered native title party if, at any time after the start of the consultation 17 period for entry to the area, the registered native title party gives the permit 18 holder a written notice that the party does not wish to be consulted about the 19 proposed activities stated in the application notice. 20 `(3) It is a condition of a low impact exploration permit that the permit 21 holder must not act under the permit to enter, for the first time, any area of 22 non-exclusive land unless the holder has an access agreement for entry to 23 the area with each registered native title party for the area, obtained after the 24 start of the consultation period for entry to the area. 25

 


 

41 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) `(4) However, the condition does not require an access agreement for 1 entry to the area with a particular registered native title party if, at any time 2 after the start of the consultation period for entry to the area, the registered 3 native title party gives the permit holder a written notice that the party does 4 not wish to be consulted about an access agreement for the entry.'. 5 32. After section 488-- 6 insert-- 7 `Exploration activities to be carried out in accordance with access 8 agreement 9 `488A.(1) This section applies to the holder of an exploration permit if-- 10 (a) the holder is carrying out activities in an area under, or 11 purportedly under, the permit; and 12 (b) there is an access agreement for entry to the area under the permit. 13 `(2) The holder must not carry out the activities in a way that is 14 inconsistent with the requirements of the access agreement.'. 15 33. Section 489(1), `land that will be affected under the permit'-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `area that will be affected by the entry, and to obtain any necessary access 18 agreement for the entry'. 19 34. Section 490-- 20 omit, insert-- 21 `Access agreements 22 `489A.(1) An access agreement for entry to an area under a low impact 23 exploration permit may include provisions about any of the following-- 24 (a) the periods during which the permit holder is to be permitted 25 access to the area; 26

 


 

42 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) (b) the parts of the area the permit holder may access and the means 1 by which access may be gained; 2 (c) the kinds of low impact activities that may be carried out on the 3 area; 4 (d) the requirements to be observed by the permit holder when on the 5 area; 6 (e) the things the permit holder needs to do to protect the 7 environment in carrying out low impact activities on the area; 8 (f) compensation to be paid under part 18; 9 (g) how disputes arising in connection with the agreement are to be 10 resolved; 11 (h) the way the agreement may be changed; 12 (i) other matters the parties to the agreement agree to provide for in 13 the agreement. 14 `(2) Subsection (3) applies if there is an inconsistency between-- 15 (a) a provision of an access agreement; and 16 (b) either of the following-- 17 (i) a provision of this Act; 18 (ii) a condition of an exploration permit. 19 `(3) The provision of the Act or condition of the exploration permit 20 prevails. 21 `Consultation period and consultation period advice day 22 `490.(1) The "consultation period", for entry to an area-- 23 (a) starts 1 month after the consultation period advice day for entry to 24 the area; and 25 (b) ends 2 months after it starts. 26 `(2) The "consultation period advice day", for entry to an area, is the 27

 


 

43 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) day the notice is given under subsection (4). 1 `(3) The consultation period advice day-- 2 (a) must not be before the permit holder was advised of the amount 3 of security decided by the Minister under section 144;2 and 4 (b) must not be less than 3 months after the application notice relating 5 to the low impact exploration permit was given, or, if a 6 replacement notice was given under section 487, the day the 7 replacement notice was given. 8 `(4) The permit holder must give notice of the day on which the 9 consultation period for entry to the area is to start, and the area to which the 10 consultation in the consultation period is to relate, to-- 11 (a) each entity that is a registered native title party for land included in 12 the area; and 13 (b) the mining registrar. 14 `(5) The notice given under subsection (4) must contain a clear 15 description of the area to be entered and its location, and a description of the 16 nature of the low impact activities proposed for the area.'. 17 35. Section 491, heading-- 18 omit, insert-- 19 `Parties may seek mediation'. 20 36. Section 491(1)-- 21 omit, insert-- 22 `491.(1) If, at the end of the consultation period for entry to an area, an 23 access agreement for entry to the area has not been obtained between the 24 permit holder and a registered native title party for the area, either party may 25 2 Section 144 (Provision of security)

 


 

44 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) ask the mining registrar to hold a conference for mediation about the access 1 agreement.'. 2 37. Section 491(3), `a native title notification party'-- 3 omit, insert-- 4 `the registered native title party'. 5 38. Section 492-- 6 omit, insert-- 7 `Decision by tribunal 8 `491A.(1) If an access agreement for entry to an area is not obtained 9 within 1 month after the mining registrar has been asked to hold a 10 conference for mediation about the agreement, the permit holder or the 11 registered native title party may ask the mining registrar to refer the matter 12 to the tribunal for a decision. 13 `(2) The tribunal may decide the terms of the access agreement. 14 `(3) If the tribunal decides the terms of the access agreement-- 15 (a) subject to any order made by the tribunal in the matter, the access 16 agreement decided by the tribunal has effect as an access 17 agreement as if the registered native title party and the permit 18 holder had executed it; and 19 (b) the tribunal must also make a compensation decision or 20 compensation trust decision for the registered native title party 21 under part 18. 22 `Notice of access agreement 23 `492. The permit holder must, as soon as practicable after an access 24 agreement for entry to an area is obtained, but in any event before the holder 25 first enters the area, give a copy of the access agreement to the mining 26 registrar.'. 27

 


 

45 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) 39. Section 493(1), `native title notification party in the consultation'-- 1 omit, insert-- 2 `registered native title party in relation to an access agreement'. 3 40. Section 538(e)(i), `site'-- 4 omit. 5 41. Section 538(e)(i), `pad for a mobile rig'-- 6 omit, insert-- 7 `site'. 8 42. Section 538(e)(ii), `for a road or track'-- 9 omit, insert-- 10 `or excavation for access to a drill site'. 11 43. Section 538(e), examples-- 12 omit. 13 44. Section 538(e)-- 14 insert-- 15 `(iii) do not include side hill excavation for access for drill pads as 16 would be necessary on steep slopes; and 17 (iv) do not include drilling in a watercourse or stream diversion; 18 and 19 (v) do not include clearing in densely vegetated areas;'. 20

 


 

46 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) 45. Section 538-- 1 insert-- 2 `(2) In this section-- 3 "clearing" means-- 4 (a) in relation to grass, scrub or bush--the removal of vegetation by 5 disturbing root systems and exposing underlying soil, but does 6 not include-- 7 (i) the flattening or compaction of vegetation by vehicles if the 8 vegetation remains living; or 9 (ii) the slashing or mowing of vegetation to facilitate access 10 tracks; or 11 (iii) the clearing of noxious or introduced plant species; and 12 (b) in relation to trees--cutting down, ringbarking or pushing over. 13 "excavation" means the use of machinery to dig below the topsoil horizon, 14 but does not include-- 15 (a) minor levelling of a site to allow a drill rig to operate on a level 16 surface for safety reasons; or 17 (b) the construction of a small sump for operational purposes. 18 "top soil horizon" means the top level or layer of soil that is generally less 19 than 30 cm thick.'. 20 46. Section 541, definitions "consultation period" and "consultation 21 start day"-- 22 omit. 23

 


 

47 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) 47. Section 541-- 1 insert-- 2 ` "access agreement" , for entry to an area under a low impact mineral 3 development licence, means an agreement between the licence holder 4 and a registered native title party for the area concerning the holder's 5 access to the area. 6 "consultation period" see section 546(1). 7 "consultation period advice day" see section 546(2). 8 "registered native title party", for an area the subject of a low impact 9 mineral development licence, means-- 10 (a) from the start of the consultation period advice day for entry to the 11 area until immediately before the start of the consultation period 12 for entry to the area--an entity that is, on the consultation period 13 advice day, in relation to land included in the area-- 14 (i) a registered native title body corporate; or 15 (ii) a registered native title claimant; and 16 (b) from the start of the consultation period--an entity that is, on the 17 first day of the consultation period, in relation to land included in 18 the area-- 19 (i) a registered native title body corporate; or 20 (ii) a registered native title claimant.'. 21 48. Section 542(3)(f), from `complied with'-- 22 omit, insert-- 23 `an access agreement for entry to the land.'. 24 49. Section 542(4) and (5)-- 25 omit. 26

 


 

48 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) 50. Section 543(3), `to (5)'-- 1 omit. 2 51. Part 16, division 2, subdivision 3, heading-- 3 omit, insert-- 4 `Subdivision 3--Consultation and access agreement requirements before 5 entry'. 6 52. Section 544, heading-- 7 omit, insert-- 8 `Requirement for consultation and access agreement'. 9 53. Section 544(1), after `for the first time,'-- 10 insert-- 11 `any area of'. 12 54. Section 544(1), from `native title notification party'-- 13 omit, insert-- 14 `registered native title party for the area.'. 15 55. Section 544(2)-- 16 omit, insert-- 17 `(2) However, the condition does not require consultation with a 18 registered native title party if, at any time after the start of the consultation 19 period for entry to the area, the registered native title party gives the licence 20 holder a written notice that the party does not wish to be consulted about the 21 proposed activities stated in the application notice. 22 `(3) It is a condition of a low impact mineral development licence that the 23

 


 

49 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) licence holder must not act under the licence to enter, for the first time, any 1 area of non-exclusive land unless the holder has an access agreement for 2 entry to the area with each registered native title party for the area, obtained 3 after the start of the consultation period for entry to the area. 4 `(4) However, the condition does not require an access agreement for 5 entry to the area with a particular registered native title party if, at any time 6 after the start of the consultation period for entry to the area, the registered 7 native title party gives the licence holder a written notice that the party does 8 not wish to be consulted about an access agreement for the entry.'. 9 56. After section 544-- 10 insert-- 11 `Mineral development activities to be carried out in accordance with 12 access agreement 13 `544A.(1) This section applies to the holder of a mineral development 14 licence if-- 15 (a) the holder is carrying out activities in an area under, or 16 purportedly under, the licence; and 17 (b) there is an access agreement for entry to the area under the licence. 18 `(2) The holder must not carry out the activities in a way that is 19 inconsistent with the requirements of the access agreement.'. 20 57. Section 545(1), `land that will be affected under the licence'-- 21 omit, insert-- 22 `area that will be affected by the entry, and to obtain any necessary access 23 agreement for the entry'. 24 58. Section 546-- 25 omit, insert-- 26

 


 

50 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) `Access agreements 1 `545A.(1) An access agreement for entry to an area under a low impact 2 mineral development licence may include provisions about any of the 3 following-- 4 (a) the periods during which the licence holder is to be permitted 5 access to the area; 6 (b) the parts of the area the licence holder may access and the means 7 by which access may be gained; 8 (c) the kinds of low impact activities that may be carried out on the 9 area; 10 (d) the requirements to be observed by the licence holder when on the 11 area; 12 (e) the things the licence holder needs to do to protect the 13 environment in carrying out low impact activities on the area; 14 (f) compensation to be paid under part 18; 15 (g) how disputes arising in connection with the agreement are to be 16 resolved; 17 (h) the way the agreement may be changed; 18 (i) other matters the parties to the agreement agree to provide for in 19 the agreement. 20 `(2) Subsection (3) applies if there is an inconsistency between-- 21 (a) a provision of an access agreement; and 22 (b) either of the following-- 23 (i) a provision of this Act; 24 (ii) a condition of a mineral development licence. 25 `(3) The provision of the Act or condition of the mineral development 26 licence prevails. 27

 


 

51 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) `Consultation period and consultation period advice day 1 `546.(1) The "consultation period", for entry to an area-- 2 (a) starts 1 month after the consultation period advice day for entry to 3 the area; and 4 (b) ends 2 months after it starts. 5 `(2) The "consultation period advice day", for entry to an area, is the 6 day the notice is given under subsection (4). 7 `(3) The consultation period advice day must not be less than 3 months 8 after the application notice relating to the low impact mineral development 9 licence was given, or, if a replacement notice was given under section 543, 10 the day the replacement notice was given. 11 `(4) The licence holder must give notice of the day on which the 12 consultation period for entry to the area is to start, and the area to which the 13 consultation in the consultation period is to relate, to-- 14 (a) each entity that is a registered native title party for land included in 15 the area; and 16 (b) the mining registrar. 17 `(5) The notice given under subsection (4) must contain a clear 18 description of the area to be entered and its location, and a description of the 19 nature of the low impact activities proposed for the area.'. 20 59. Section 547, heading-- 21 omit, insert-- 22 `Parties may seek mediation'. 23 60. Section 547(1)-- 24 omit, insert-- 25 `547.(1) If, at the end of the consultation period for entry to an area, an 26 access agreement for entry to the area has not been obtained between the 27

 


 

52 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) licence holder and a registered native title party for the area, either party may 1 ask the mining registrar to hold a conference for mediation about the access 2 agreement.'. 3 61. Section 547(3), `a native title notification party'-- 4 omit, insert-- 5 `the registered native title party'. 6 62. Section 548-- 7 omit, insert-- 8 `Decision by tribunal 9 `547A.(1) If an access agreement for entry to an area is not obtained 10 within 1 month after the mining registrar has been asked to hold a 11 conference for mediation about the agreement, the licence holder or the 12 registered native title party may ask the mining registrar to refer the matter 13 to the tribunal for a decision. 14 `(2) The tribunal may decide the terms of the access agreement. 15 `(3) If the tribunal decides the terms of the access agreement-- 16 (a) subject to any order made by the tribunal in the matter, the access 17 agreement decided by the tribunal has effect as an access 18 agreement as if the registered native title party and the licence 19 holder had executed it; and 20 (b) the tribunal must also make a compensation decision or 21 compensation trust decision for the registered native title party 22 under part 18. 23 `Notice of access agreement 24 `548. The licence holder must, as soon as practicable after an access 25 agreement for entry to an area is obtained, but in any event before the holder 26

 


 

53 Native Title Resolution SCHEDULE 2 (continued) first enters the area, give a copy of the access agreement to the mining 1 registrar.'. 2 63. Section 549(1), `native title notification party in the consultation'-- 3 omit, insert-- 4 `registered native title party in relation to an access agreement'. 5 State of Queensland 2000

 


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