|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Administered by:||School of Law Office|
The subject introduces students to the common law and statutory theory of native title. Native title is examined in the context of the history of government law and policy in relation to Indigenous people both nationally and internationally. The subject then focuses on native title law and policy in Australia and undertakes a detailed examination of the statutory regime for the recognition and protection of native title rights and interests. Included in the analysis are the 1998 and 2007 amendments to the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
|Students should have an understanding of the Australian legal system, the role of common law and statutes and a basic understanding of rules governing the ownership and use of land and other property in Australia.|
|Cairns, Block, Study Period 7|
|Census Date 07-Jul-2011|
|Face to face teaching 18-Jul-2011 to 22-Jul-2011 (5 days teaching. Exam to be held 5 September 9am.)|
|Coordinator:||Professor Stephen Graw|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).|
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