Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments. ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER HERITAGE PROTECTION ACT 1984 Indigenous Australians, or their representatives, can apply to the Minister seeking protection of an area, object or class of objects from injury or desecration. If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history. (a)  a law of a State or Territory deals with a matter dealt with in this Act; and. the area; (c)  the extent of the area that should be protected; (d)  the prohibitions and restrictions to be made with respect to the (1)  In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears: Aboriginal means a member of the Aboriginal race of Australia, and includes a descendant of the indigenous inhabitants of the Torres Strait Islands. – ›©ÌÀÃøFvÓ‚K–ì“æù˜Ás°ƒû@…œÃNnƒ} kÅC ğf`dŒf §�QÁ@×€|ÏÄo ²UŠO

The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. registration. (ii)  that the object or the whole or part of the class of objects, as the case may be, is under threat of injury or desecration; (c)  has considered any effects the making of a declaration may have on the proprietary or pecuniary interests of persons other than the Aboriginal or Aboriginals referred to in paragraph (1)(a); and.
Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984. The changes must not change the effect of the law. What is protected? (2A)  A declaration under subsection (1) cannot prevent the export of an object if there is a certificate in force under section 12 of the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 authorising its export. (2)  Where an application is made by a person under subsection (1), the Attorney‑General, or a person appointed or engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 (the public servant) authorized in writing by the Attorney‑General, may, if he or she is satisfied that it would involve hardship to that person to refuse the application and that, in all the circumstances, it is reasonable that the application should be granted, authorize the grant by the Commonwealth to the person, either unconditionally or subject to such conditions as the Attorney‑General or public servant determines, of such legal or financial assistance as the Attorney‑General or public servant determines.

(2)  Any failure to comply with subsection (1) does not invalidate a declaration.
H‰|TÑr›0ü•}„™€%Ó¸“¦ÓIÓ oid,lZQ!§õß÷$Œíº™�gğIH{»{wÌî�ê,.Ëù_Ou‡Ù=½^à‚ÅÇ. (ii)  that it is under threat of injury or desecration; (c)  has received a report under subsection (4) in relation to the While declarations are rarely made, it can significantly impact projects, even those with all other project approvals. (b)  in any other case—give that person such particulars of his or her identity card as are prescribed. The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. may apply to the Attorney‑General for a grant of assistance under subsection (2). This is a compilation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 21 October 2016 (the compilation date). Sch 2 (items 1-13): 28 May 2007 (s 2(1) item 3)

(4)  In this section, declaration means a declaration made under Part II. (2)  Where the Minister receives a report made under subsection (1) and he or she is satisfied that the report relates to Aboriginal remains, he or she shall take reasonable steps to consult with any Aboriginals that he or she considers may have an interest in the remains, with a view to determining the proper action to be taken in relation to the remains. (b)  if the person is a body corporate—a fine not exceeding 100 penalty units. (3)  A delegation under this section does not prevent the exercise of a power or performance of a function by the Minister. (a)  if the person is a natural person—imprisonment for 2 years or 50 penalty units, or both; or. (b)  contain provisions for and in relation to the protection and preservation of the area from injury or desecration. (c)  against whom proceedings have been instituted: (i)  for an offence referred to in subsection 23(1); or. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) Act 1984 Reprint current from 9 December 2018 to date (accessed 28 October 2020 at 10:27) 1 The Act enables the Minister to make declarations to protect areas and objects which are of particular significance to Aboriginal people in accordance with Aboriginal tradition. (d)  has considered such other matters as he or she thinks relevant; he or she may, by legislative instrument, make a declaration in relation to The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. (1)  A person who discovers anything that he or she has reasonable grounds to suspect to be Aboriginal remains shall report his or her discovery to the Minister, giving particulars of the remains and of their location. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel. Registered: 21 October 2016 . (ii)  that it is under serious and immediate threat of injury or desecration; he or she may, by legislative instrument, make a declaration in relation to the area. This Act may be cited as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984. Evatt, Elizabeth Andreas. If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law. If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

(a)  the territorial sea of Australia and any sea on the landward side of that territorial sea; (b)  the territorial sea of an external Territory and any sea on the landward side of that territorial sea; or. This compilation. & Australia. If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 2. The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history. 22, Endnote 2--Abbreviation key                                                                               

This is a compilation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 Title..................................... s 1........................................ s 6........................................ s 6A..................................... s 7........................................ am No 39, 1987; No 43, 1996; No 15, 2001; No 152, 2006. s 8A..................................... s 9........................................ s 10...................................... s 12...................................... s 13...................................... am No 43, 1996; No 139, 2010; No 59, 2015. s 14...................................... s 15...................................... s 16...................................... s 17...................................... s 18...................................... s 19...................................... s 20...................................... am No 39, 1987; No 43, 1996; No 152, 2006. s 21...................................... s 21F.................................... s 21J.................................... s 21P.................................... s 21S.................................... s 22...................................... am No 15, 2001; No 4, 2016; No 61, 2016. s 23...................................... s 25...................................... am No 39, 1987; No 152, 2006; No 5, 2015. s 26...................................... s 27...................................... s 28...................................... s 30...................................... am No 39, 1987; No 43, 1996; No 146, 1999; No 152, 2006. s 31...................................... s 33...................................... am Statutory Rules No 176, 1984 (as am by No 153, 1987; No 420, 1989; No 121, 1992; No 28, 1994; No 2, 1998; No 187, 2003), Act No. • The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Her itage Protection Act 1984 (the ATSIHP Act) assists in the preservation and protection of places, areas and objects of … For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law. Title..................................... s 1........................................ s 6........................................ s 6A..................................... s 7........................................ am No 39, 1987; No 43, 1996; No 15, 2001; No 152, 2006. s 8A..................................... s 9........................................ s 10...................................... s 12...................................... s 13...................................... am No 43, 1996; No 139, 2010; No 59, 2015. s 14...................................... s 15...................................... s 16...................................... s 17...................................... s 18...................................... s 19...................................... s 20...................................... am No 39, 1987; No 43, 1996; No 152, 2006. s 21...................................... s 21F.................................... s 21J.................................... s 21P.................................... s 21S.................................... s 22...................................... s 23...................................... s 25...................................... s 26...................................... s 27...................................... s 28...................................... s 30...................................... am No 39, 1987; No 43, 1996; No 146, 1999; No 152, 2006. s 31...................................... s 33...................................... am Statutory Rules No 176, 1984 (as am by No 153, 1987; No 420, 1989; No 121, 1992; No 28, 1994; No 2, 1998; No 187, 2003), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984. (b)  take reasonable steps to give notice of the declaration to persons likely to be substantially affected by the declaration.