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ABORIGINAL HERITAGE ACT 1972


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I -- Preliminary  

   1.      Short title
            
   2.      Commencement
            
   4.      Terms used in this Act

   PART II -- Application and traditional use  

   5.      Application to places
            
   6.      Application to objects
            
   7.      Traditional use
            
   8.      Availability for traditional use
            
   9.      Traditional custodians

   PART III -- Administration  

   10.     Duty of the Minister
            
   11.     Minister a body corporate
            
   11A.    Administration
            
   13.     Powers of delegation
            
   14.     Compensation on statutory vesting

   PART IV -- Protection of Aboriginal sites  

   15.     Report of findings
            
   16.     Excavation of Aboriginal sites
            
   17.     Offences relating to Aboriginal sites
            
   18.     Consent to certain uses
            
   19.     Protected areas
            
   20.     Temporarily protected areas
            
   21.     Objection to declaration
            
   22.     Compensation and compulsory acquisition
            
   23.     Marking of protected areas
            
   24.     Notification of changes etc.
            
   25.     Variation of Orders in Council
            
   26.     Regulations as to protected areas
            
   27.     Covenants

   PART V -- Aboriginal Cultural Material Committee  

   28.     Aboriginal Cultural Material Committee
            
   29.     Ex-officio members
            
   30.     Resignation, disqualification and co-option
            
   31.     Deputies
            
   32.     Quorum and meetings
            
   33.     Records and validity of proceedings
            
   34.     Procedure
            
   35.     Public Sector Management Act provisions
            
   36.     Remuneration etc.
            
   37.     Registrar of Aboriginal Sites
            
   38.     Register of places and objects
            
   39.     Functions of the Committee

   PART VI -- Protection for Aboriginal objects  

   39A.    Consultation between Minister and Trustees concerning administration of Part VI
            
   39B.    Minister may delegate to Trustees under Part VI
            
   39C.    Registrar may act on Minister’s behalf
            
   39D.    Minister to consult with Committee
            
   40.     Aboriginal cultural material
            
   41.     Notification and production of objects
            
   42.     Retention by Minister
            
   43.     Restrictions on dealing with Aboriginal cultural material
            
   44.     Prices to be at local rates
            
   45.     Minister may purchase as agent
            
   46.     Vesting of objects and inquiries into origin
            
   47.     Compulsory acquisition of objects
            
   48.     Restriction on exhibition of objects
            
   49.     Prohibition on publication

   PART VII -- Enforcement  

   50.     Honorary wardens
            
   51.     Powers of inspection
            
   52.     Power of officers to represent the Minister
            
   53.     Proceedings by the Minister
            
   54.     Persons obstructing execution of this Act
            
   55.     Breach of conditions
            
   56.     Secrecy
            
   57.     Penalties
            
   59.     Forfeiture
            
   60.     Evidence
            
   61.     Presumption as to notices
            
   62.     Special defence of lack of knowledge

   PART VIII -- General  

   66.     Authority to perform certain functions in relation to Crown land for purposes of this Act
            
   67.     Indemnity
            
   68.     Regulations
           Defined terms
           Compilation table


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