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Batchelor Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 24 March 2015
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:Batchelor
State/Country:Northern Territory , Australia
The area is within the jurisdiction of the Coolamie Shire
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 24 March 2015. This is an authorised Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No: DI2015/001.
Subject Matter:Native Title - Extinguishment
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/searchRegApps/NativeTitleRegisters/Pages/ILUA_details.aspx?NNTT_Fileno=DI2015/001
Summary Information:

The Batchelor Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed between:

  • Gabriel Hazelbane, David George Yates, Katye Felice McGuiness and Ada Calma;
  • the Northern Land Council; and
  • the Northern Territory of Australia.

The agreement area is about 10 sq km and comprises all land and waters within the Town of Batchelor.

The purpose of the ILUA is to provide consent for a range of acts, whether or not they are 'future acts' regarding the extinguishment of all native title rights and interests in the land held by the Warai and Kungarakany
Groups

The Native title Representative Body for the area is the Northern Land Council.

Detailed Information:

Details of the Agreement:

The agreement area is about 10 sq km and comprises all the land and waters within the Town of Batchelor.

Commencement:

The ILUA commenced on 24 March 2015 and was entered onto the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 5 May 2016.

Native Title Provisions:

The parties consent to the surrender of any native title rights and interests in the land held by the Warai and Kungarakany Groups. The parties intend this surrender to extinguish those native title rights and interests. The parties also agree to the validation of any acts done invalidly by the Northern Territory done prior to this ILUA. The right to negotiations provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply to the surrender.


Related Entries

Organisation
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Northern Territory of Australia - Signatory
  • Northern Land Council - Signatory
  • Coolamie Shire
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Gabriel Hazelbane, David George Yates, Kaye Felice McGuinness and Ada Calma - Signatory
  • Gungarakany People

  • Documents

    Document
    Batchelor Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - ( PDF)
    Batchelor Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Map - ( PDF)

    Glossary

    Area Agreement (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Native Title (Australia)

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