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Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation RNTBC

Category: Organisation
Date: 4 August 2001
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation | Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC)
Place:

Torres Strait

State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Legal Status:

Registered with the Office of Aboriginal Corporations on 17 June 2001, now replaced by the Office of Indigenous Corporations.

Legal Reference: ICN (Indigenous Corporation Number): 3282
Subject Matter:Economic Development | Management / Administration | Native Title
Summary Information:

The Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation is the registered native title body corporate nominated as the Meriam People's agent to manage their native title as determined by litigation in Mabo v Queensland [No 2] (1992) 175 CLR 1, and by consent in Andrew Passi on behalf of the Meriam People v State of Queensland [2001] FCA 697 (14 June 2001).


Related Entries

Agreement
  • Andrew Passi on behalf of the Meriam People v State of Queensland [2001] FCA 697 (14 June 2001)
  • Australian Customs Service Antenna Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Ergon - Mer Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Mer Island State School Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • IBIS/Mer Gedkem le Corporation/Aboriginal and Islander Affairs Corporation Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Mer Reserve Transfer Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Mer Torres Strait Social Housing Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Mer (Murray Island) Torres Strait Social Housing Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) #2 - Signatory
  • Mer Island Department of Home Affairs Lease Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • People
  • Meriam People
  • Case Law
  • Mabo v Queensland [No 2] (1992) 175 CLR 1
  • Mabo v Queensland 166 CLR 186 (8 December 1988)

  • References

    Case Law
    Commonwealth of Australia (2001) Andrew Passi on behalf of the Meriam People v State of Queensland (Includes Corrigendum dated 23 July 2001) [2001] FCA 697 (14 June 2001)

    Glossary

    Aboriginal Corporation (Australia) | Registered Native Title Body Corporate (RNTBC) (Native Title Act) (Australia)

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