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ABORIGINAL LAND RIGHTS (NORTHERN TERRITORY) ACT 1976 - SECT 20SA

Modification of certain NT laws in relation to leases or subleases held by Executive Director

             (1)  This section applies to:

                     (a)  the grant of a lease to the Commonwealth if the Minister has agreed to a request under subsection 19(3A) or 20CA(2) in relation to the lease; or

                     (b)  the grant of a sublease to the Commonwealth if the Minister has agreed to a request under subsection 20CA(2) in relation to the sublease; or

                     (c)  the transfer of a sublease to the Commonwealth under subsection 20CB(2).

Taxes

             (2)  No stamp duty or similar tax is payable under a law of the Northern Territory in respect of the grant or transfer, as the case may be.

Registration

             (3)  On the application of the Commonwealth, the Registrar-General or other appropriate officer under the law of the Northern Territory relating to the transfer of land must register the instrument of grant, or the instrument of transfer, as the case may be, as if it were duly executed under that law.

Subdivision of land

             (4)  The procedures for the subdivision of land under the law of the Northern Territory relating to the transfer of land do not apply in respect of the grant of the lease or sublease, or the transfer of the sublease, as the case may be.



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