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LANDS ACQUISITION ACT


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Repeals  
   4.      Interpretation  
   5.      Just terms  
   5A.     Application in relation to native title  

   PART III--TEMPORARY ENTRY ONTO LAND

   28A.    Certain land not to be acquired  
   29.     Authorisations  
   30.     Entry and works  
   31.     Interference  

   PART IIIA--ACQUISITION BY AGREEMENT

   31A.    Agreement with owner, &c.  

   PART IV--PRE-ACQUISITION PROCEDURES: ACQUISITIONS ABOVE HIGHWATER MARK AND ACQUISITIONS OF NATIVE TITLE BELOW HIGHWATER MARK FOR NON-GOVERNMENT PURPOSES

           Division 1A--Application

   31B.    Application above highwater mark etc.  
   31C.    Acquisition of native title valid if procedures complied with  

           Division 1--Proposal

   32.     Notification of proposal  
   33.     Form of notices  
   34.     Lodgement of objections  
   35.     Modification or abandonment of proposal  

           Division 2--Consideration of objections

   35A.    Agreement is anticipated and strongly encouraged  
   36.     Invitation to consult  
   37.     Consultation and mediation  
   38.     Application to Tribunal  
   38AA.   Criteria for making recommendation  
   38A.    Procedure if no objections lodged, objections withdrawn, &c.  
   38B.    Consultations may continue  

           Division 3--Right to negotiate, &c.

   39.     Agreement and determination under subdivision P made before 30 September 1998  
   40.     Compulsory acquisition where right to negotiate applies  
   41.     Abandonment of proposal  

   PART IVA--PRE-ACQUISITION PROCEDURES: CERTAIN ACQUISITIONS BELOW HIGHWATER MARK

   42.     Application  
   42A.    Notification of proposal  
   42B.    Form of notices  
   42C.    Comments on acquisition  
   42D.    Minister to have regard to comments  

   PART V--ACQUISITION OF LAND

           Division 1--Acquisition

   43.     Acquisition generally  
   44.     Acquisition on urgency  
   45.     Recommendations of Tribunal  
   45AA.   Where acquisition may be done subject to conditions  
   45A.    Judicial review  
   46.     Effect of notice of acquisition  
   47.     New interests  
   48.     Land acquired is crown land  

           Division 2--Action after acquisition

   49.     Service of notice of acquisition  
   50.     Offers  
   50A.    Compensation other than money in respect of native title  
   51.     Reference to Tribunal  
   52.     Claims  
   53.     Title documents  

   PART VI--ENTRY INTO POSSESSION

   54.     Entry into possession  
   55.     Warrants  
   56.     Protection of persons executing warrants  

   PART VII--COMPENSATION

   59.     Compensation for acquired land  
   60.     Compensation for abandonment of proposals  
   61.     Damages  
   62.     Prepayments  
   63.     Offers of resettlement  
   64.     Interest  
   65.     Rates of interest  
   66.     Assessment of compensation  
   67.     Recovery of compensation  
   67A.    Compensation payable without objection  

   PART VIII--ASSESSMENT OF COMPENSATION OR DAMAGES

           Division 1--Acquired land

   68.     Notices  
   69.     Reference to Tribunal after first offer  
   70.     Counter offers  
   71.     Reference to Tribunal after further offer  
   72.     Documents to be transmitted to Tribunal  

           Division 2--Abandoned proposals and damages

   73.     Claims  
   74.     Offers  
   75.     Reference to Tribunal  
   76.     Documents to be transmitted to Tribunal  

           Division 3--Proceedings before Tribunal

   80.     Payment into Tribunal  
   81.     Determinations  
   81A.    Reconsideration of determination where determination of native title revised  
   82.     Instrument of determination  
   83.     Service of determinations  

   PART VIIIA--LANDS TRUST FUND

   83A.    Establishment of Trust Fund  
   83B.    Payments into Trust Fund  
   83C.    How trust amounts to be dealt with  

   PART X--MISCELLANEOUS

   89.     Acquisition by agreement under this Act  
   89A.    Other acquisitions  
   90.     Service  
   91.     Registrar-General  
   93.     Execution of documents  
   94A.    Delegation  
   95.     Regulations  

   PART XI--TRANSITIONAL MATTERS FOR NORTHERN TERRITORY CIVIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL (CONFERRAL OF JURISDICTION AMENDMENTS) (NO. 2) ACT 2014

   96.     Applications before former Tribunal  
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
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