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Contents (1983 - 42)
Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 No 42
Current version for 1 July 2018 to date (accessed 17 July 2018 at 12:05)
Part 5 Division 1A Section 52AA
52AA   Powers of Local Aboriginal Land Councils with respect to property
(1)  A Local Aboriginal Land Council may do or suffer in relation to its property any act or thing that it could lawfully do or suffer if it were a natural person having, in the case of land, the same estate or interest in the property as the Council.
(2)  In particular, without limiting the generality of subsection (1), a Local Aboriginal Land Council may do or suffer any such act or thing to enable it to:
(a)  improve, or cause to be improved, any land vested in it, or
(b)  explore for and exploit, or cause to be explored for or exploited, mineral resources or other natural resources vested in it.
(3)  This section is subject to this Act.