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ABORIGINAL LAND RIGHTS (NORTHERN TERRITORY) ACT 1976 - SECT 21

Establishment of Land Councils

             (1)  The Minister shall, on the commencement of this section, by notice published in the Gazette , divide the Northern Territory into at least 2 areas and establish an Aboriginal Land Council for each area.

Note:          New Land Councils may also be established: see sections 21A to 21D.

             (2)  A notice published under subsection (1) shall, in respect of each Aboriginal Land Council, set out:

                     (a)  the name of the Council; and

                     (b)  the boundaries of the area for which the Council is established.



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