An Australian Comparison on Native Title to the Foreshore and Seabed

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dc.contributor.author Dorsett, Shaunnagh en_US
dc.contributor.editor Claire Charters and Andrew Erueti en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T03:24:13Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T03:24:13Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 2009006118 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Dorsett Shaunnagh 2007, 'An Australian Comparison on Native Title to the Foreshore and Seabed', in NA (ed.), Victoria University Press, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 59-82. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0864735537 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14405
dc.description.abstract In November 2004, the New Zealand Parliament passed the Foreshore and Seabed Act (FSA).1 In so doing. it passed legislation which goes further towards denying Maori the opportunity to establish aboriginal title than comparative legislation which affects indigenous land rights in any other common law country. In essence the FSA removes the right of Maori to apply to Te Kooti Whenua Maori (the Maori Land Court) for territorial customary claims. It extinguishes aboriginal territorial claims to the foreshore and seabed and replaces such claims with a right to argue before the High Court that aboriginal title would have existed but for the legislation. However, there is no accompanying guarantee of compensation for this extinguishment. Finally. it allows for an application for recognition of a non-territorial customary right. known as a customary rights order, to be made to either the Maori Land Court or the High Court. Again, this statutory provision replaces common law jurisdiction. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Victoria University Press en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title An Australian Comparison on Native Title to the Foreshore and Seabed en_US
dc.parent Maori Property Rights and the Foreshore and Seabed en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Wellington, New Zealand en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 59 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 82 en_US
dc.cauo.name LAW.Faculty of law en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 180100 en_US
dc.personcode 110145 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 110145 en_US


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