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Saibai Mura Buway (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation RNTBC

Category: Organisation
Date: 6 June 1997
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation | Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC)
Place:Saibai Island, Torres Strait
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Legal Status:

Registered with the Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations on 12 February 1999, now replaced by the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations. 

Legal Reference: ICN (Indigenous Corporation Number): 2993
Subject Matter:Economic Development | Management / Administration | Native Title
Summary Information:
The Saibai Mura Buway (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation is the registered native title body corporate nominated as trustee of the Saibai People's native title as determined by consent in Saibai People v State of Queensland [1999] FCA 158 (12 February 1999). 
Detailed Information:

It was incorporated on 6 June 1997 and is registered on the Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations (ORAC) register. The objects for which it was established are set out as follows: '(a) To hold title to land including any title granted under Native Title Claim; (b) To deal with land, the title to which is held by the Association, in accordance with the lawful requirements of the Native title holders of that land (where held pursuant to a grant of native title) and as otherwise permitted by law.' (ORAC, 'The Rules of the Saibai Mura Buway (Torres Strait islanders) Corporation', art 6: Objects: http://www.orac.gov.au/document.aspx?icn=2993 (at 18 October 2005)).


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  • Glossary

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

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