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ABORIGINAL HERITAGE ACT 2006 - SECT 157

Procedure for suspension or revocation of registration

    (1)     If the Council proposes to suspend or revoke the registration of a registered Aboriginal party under section 156(1), the Council must give the registered Aboriginal party

        (a)     at least 28 days' notice of the proposal; and

        (b)     an opportunity to make oral and written submissions to the Council on the proposal.

    (2)     A notice under subsection (1) must—

        (a)     be in writing; and

        (b)     advise the registered Aboriginal party

              (i)     of the proposal to suspend or revoke the registration of the registered Aboriginal party; and

              (ii)     that it may make oral and written submissions to the Council on the proposal at a specified time and place.

    (3)     A determination of the Council under section 156(1) to suspend or revoke the registration of a registered Aboriginal party is not valid unless—

        (a)     at least two-thirds of the members for the time being of the Council are present at the meeting at which the decision is made; and

        (b)     the relevant motion is passed by a simple majority of those members.



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