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Assignment question: Native Title: The Scope of Native Title

   

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Assignment question: Native Title: The Scope of Native Title Rights and Interests In Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (2015) (https://www.alrc.gov.au/sites/default/files/pdfs/publications/alrc_126_final_report.pdf)the Australian Law Reform Commission (‘ALRC’) recommended that s 223 of the Native Title Act 1993 be amended to reflect the High Court of Australia’s decision in Akiba v Commonwealth (2013) 250 CLR 209. Discuss the significance of the decision in Akiba’s case with regard to the development of native title law. Reading Essential References: In addition to the required readings on Native Title you should also read and refer to the following in your essay: Australian Law Reform Commission, Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Report No 126 (2015) (Chapter 8). Lauren Butterfly, ‘Unfinished Business in the Straits: Akiba v Commonwealth of Australia [2013] HCA’ (2013) 8(8) Indigenous Law Bulletin 3. Shaunnagh Dorsett and Shaun McVeigh, ‘Section 223 and the Shape of Native Title’ in Lisa Ford and Tim Rowse (eds), Between Indigenous and Settler Governance (Routledge, 2013) 162. Lisa Strelein, ‘The Right to Resources and the Right to Trade’ in Sean Brennan, Megan Davis, Brendan Edgeworth and Leon Terrill (eds), Native Title from Mabo to Akiba: A Vehicle for Change and Empowerment? (Federation Press, 2015) 44. Other useful references: Richard Bartlett, Native Title in Australia (Lexis Nexis Butterworths, 3ed, 2015) Sean Brennan, Megan Davis, Brendan Edgeworth and Leon Terrill (eds), Native Title from Mabo to Akiba: A Vehicle for Change and Empowerment? (Federation Press, 2015) Lisa Strelein, Compromised Jurisprudence: Native Title cases since Mabo (Aboriginal Studies Press 2nd ed, 2009) Further Research:

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