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5 .         Application to places

                This Act applies to —

            (a)         any place of importance and significance where persons of Aboriginal descent have, or appear to have, left any object, natural or artificial, used for, or made or adapted for use for, any purpose connected with the traditional cultural life of the Aboriginal people, past or present;

            (b)         any sacred, ritual or ceremonial site, which is of importance and special significance to persons of Aboriginal descent;

            (c)         any place which, in the opinion of the Committee, is or was associated with the Aboriginal people and which is of historical, anthropological, archaeological or ethnographical interest and should be preserved because of its importance and significance to the cultural heritage of the State;

            (d)         any place where objects to which this Act applies are traditionally stored, or to which, under the provisions of this Act, such objects have been taken or removed.

        [Section 5 inserted: No. 8 of 1980 s. 2; amended: No. 24 of 1995 s. 6.]

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