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National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 18 November 2019 at 17:51)
Purpose of negotiations
Negotiations under this Division are to be conducted for 2 purposes.Firstly, so far as Schedule 14 lands are concerned, negotiations are to be conducted to determine whether one or more Local Aboriginal Land Councils or the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council wishes to have the present reservation of lands revoked so that the lands may be vested, subject to native title, in the Aboriginal Land Council or Councils in return for:a lease of the lands from the Aboriginal Land Council or Councils to the Minister, andthe reservation of the lands in accordance with this Part.Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 are concerned, negotiations are to be conducted with the Aboriginal Land Council or Councils that have claimed the lands under that Act to determine whether the Aboriginal Land Council or Councils are agreeable, if the claim is granted, to the lease of the lands to the Minister and the reservation of the lands in accordance with this Part.So far as lands that are the subject of a claim referred to in section 36A of theSecondly, if negotiations under subsection (2) or (3) result in an affirmative response, the negotiations are to continue with a view to settling the provisions of the proposed lease between the Aboriginal Land Council or Councils concerned and the Minister.