Traditional Owner Settlement Amendment Act 2013 (Vic)

Issues (subject): 

This Act makes a number of amendments to the Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 (Vic), significantly:

  1. to clarify the definition of traditional owner group and the relationship between certain agreements entered into in relation to a traditional owner group;
  2. enable land use activity agreements to specify certain standard conditions and include a wider range of permits, licences and agreements
  3. provide that a land use activity on land within an alpine resort cannot be a negotiation or agreement activity;
  4. allow natural resource agreements to include commercial uses of natural resources by traditional owner groups;
  5. provide for Orders to authorise some commercial uses of flora and forest produce by traditional owner groups;

For further information, see the Explanatory Memorandum and Second Reading Speech.