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Poruma Island Department of Home Affairs Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 7 May 2019
Date To: 28 June 2026
Sub Category:Future Act Agreement (Native Title Act) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:

Poruma (Coconut Island)

State/Country:Queensland, Australia
The Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the area covered by this agreement as Lot 5 on SP270862 on Poruma (Coconut Island) in the Torres Strait. For details of the ILUA area see Schedule 2 attached below under documents. The area is within the jurisdiction of the Torres Strait Island Regional Council.
Legal Status:

Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 07/05/2019. This is an authorised Body Corporate agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).

Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal file no.: QI2019/004.
Subject Matter:Future Act | Native Title
Summary Information:

The Poruma Island Department of Home Affairs Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed, under the provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), between the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Home Affairs, the Porumalgal (Torres Strait Islander) (TSI) Corporation RNTBC and the Torres Strait Island Regional Council.

The purpose of the ILUA is to consent to the granting of a lease in the ILUA area.

The Native Title Representative Body for this area is the Torres Strait Regional Authority.

Detailed Information:

Details of the Agreement:

Commencement and Termination:

The ILUA is binding from the date when signed by all the parties. It has effect as an ILUA and in relation to the agreed acts from its registration date. It was registered on 22/11/2018.

The agreement will terminate on the 30/06/2026.

Native Title Provisions:

Right to negotiate:

The parties agree that the right to negotiate provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply to the acts agreed to.

Future act provisions:

The parties agree to the granting of the lease, described in Schedule 5 of the ILUA, but not included in the Extract, provided that it expires on the 1 July 2026. The parties also agree to the doing of any other future acts which the lease authorises.

Native Title in the Agreement Area:

The ILUA area is within the area of the native title determination Poruma People v State of Queensland [2000] FCA 1066. (FCA file no.: QUD6087/1998, NNTT file no.: QCD2000/005).


Related Entries

Organisation
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • The Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Home Affairs - Signatory
  • Porumalgal (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation RNTBC - Signatory
  • Torres Strait Island Regional Council - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)

  • Documents

    Document
    National Native Title Tribunal Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements for QI2019/004 as at 07/05/2019 (Poruma Island Department of Home Affairs ILUA). - ( PDF | PDF | PDF)

    Glossary

    Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Native Title (Australia) | National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) (Australia) | Native Title Registers | Party to an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Australia) | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Lease

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