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NATIVE TITLE ACT 1993 - SECT 201A

Definitions

                   In this Part, unless the contrary intention appears:

"director" , in relation to a representative body, means a member of the governing body of the representative body.

"executive officer" means:

                     (a)  in relation to a representative body:

                              (i)  a director of the representative body; or

                             (ii)  any other person who is concerned in, or takes part in, the management of the representative body at a senior level; or

                     (b)  in relation to a body to whom funding is made available under subsection 203FE(1) or (2):

                              (i)  if the body is a body corporate--a director of the body; or

                             (ii)  in any case--a person who is concerned in, or takes part in, the management of the body at a senior level.

"functions" , in relation to a representative body, means the functions conferred on the body by this Act and includes the obligations imposed on the body by this Act, whether or not any of those functions or obligations are also conferred or imposed on the body under a law of a State or Territory.

"governing body" , in relation to a representative body, means the group of persons (by whatever name called) who are responsible for the executive decisions of the representative body.

"native title application" means an application under subsection 24DJ(1) or section 61, 69 or 75, and includes an appeal under subsection 169(1).

"officer" , in relation to a representative body that is registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 , has the same meaning as in that Act.

"powers" , in relation to a representative body, means the powers conferred on the body by this Act, whether or not any of those powers are also conferred on the body under a law of a State or Territory.



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