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The Resource Aboriginal customary laws : report on Commonwealth implementation of the recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission, prepared by Office of Indigenous Affairs, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Aboriginal customary laws : report on Commonwealth implementation of the recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission, prepared by Office of Indigenous Affairs, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Label
Aboriginal customary laws : report on Commonwealth implementation of the recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission
Title
Aboriginal customary laws
Title remainder
report on Commonwealth implementation of the recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission
Statement of responsibility
prepared by Office of Indigenous Affairs, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Recommendation 219 of the national report of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody required a Commonwealth report on how it had implemented recommendations arising from the 1986 report no. 31 by the Australian Law Reform Commission The recognition of Aboriginal customary laws; this report documents the Commonwealths response in regard to the 1986 report and covers criminal justice issues, family law, local justice mechanisms, hunting, fishing and gathering rights
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Australia
  • Australia
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Customary law
  • Law reform
Target audience
adult
Label
Aboriginal customary laws : report on Commonwealth implementation of the recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission, prepared by Office of Indigenous Affairs, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Introduction -- The ALRC report and its terms of reference ; Context for recognition of customary law -- Division of responsibility in the federal system -- Summary of commonwealth implementation -- The Criminal law and sentencing : Reasonableness as a defence ; Sentencing ; Prosecutorial discretion -- Evidence and procedure : Part 1C of the criminal Act ; The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander interpreter program ; Proof and secrecy issues ; Other issues -- Marriage, children and family property : Marriage and family property ; General policy ; Functional recognition ; Children ; Child placement principle ; Recognition of traditional child care arrangements -- Local justice mechanisms -- Traditional hunting, fishing and gathering rights : Hunting, fishing and gathering and native title ; Great barrierr reef marine park issues ; Torres Strait fisheries issues -- Appendix
Control code
M0014436
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
v, 36 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation. Copy 3 - donation from ATSIC Library.
Isbn
9780644428415
Stock number
p017074
System control number
0012280
Label
Aboriginal customary laws : report on Commonwealth implementation of the recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission, prepared by Office of Indigenous Affairs, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Publication
Contents
Introduction -- The ALRC report and its terms of reference ; Context for recognition of customary law -- Division of responsibility in the federal system -- Summary of commonwealth implementation -- The Criminal law and sentencing : Reasonableness as a defence ; Sentencing ; Prosecutorial discretion -- Evidence and procedure : Part 1C of the criminal Act ; The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander interpreter program ; Proof and secrecy issues ; Other issues -- Marriage, children and family property : Marriage and family property ; General policy ; Functional recognition ; Children ; Child placement principle ; Recognition of traditional child care arrangements -- Local justice mechanisms -- Traditional hunting, fishing and gathering rights : Hunting, fishing and gathering and native title ; Great barrierr reef marine park issues ; Torres Strait fisheries issues -- Appendix
Control code
M0014436
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
v, 36 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation. Copy 3 - donation from ATSIC Library.
Isbn
9780644428415
Stock number
p017074
System control number
0012280

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