Practice and procedure in Aboriginal land claims

                

The practice and procedure for Aboriginal land claims is stated in the Land and Environment Court Act 1979, Land and Environment Court Rules 2007, Civil Procedure Act 2005 and Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 as well as the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983.                  

The Practice Note for Class 3 Aboriginal Land Claims specifies the practice and procedure for Aboriginal land claim appeals. 

The statutory provisions and Practice Note state the steps that need to be undertaken before the first directions hearing, at the first directions hearing, before the second directions hearing, at the second directions hearing, at the third directions hearing, at the final hearing, and the opportunities for conciliation, mediation and other means of resolving the proceedings without a hearing.

 

 

 

 

 

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