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Land Court Act 2000 – 27 September 2016

Land Court Regulation 2010 – 1 July 2016

Land Court Rules 2000 – 13 December 2013

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A specialised judicial tribunal called the Land Court is established.

  • Sections 4, 5, 7, 7A, 7B, 10, 11, 15, 23, 33, 34, 51, 52

A party to a hearing who is dissatisfied with the Land Court’s decision may apply (within 42 days) to the court for leave to have the matter reheard.

  • Section 12

The procedures of the Land Court are governed by the Land Court Rules 2000.

  • Section 21

The president of the Land Court may issue directions of general application about the procedure of the court (where a matter is not covered by the rules).

  • Section 22

A proceeding is started by filing an originating process in the registry.

  • Rules 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

A party to a proceeding may appear personally or by lawyer or agent.

  • Section 24; Rule 52

Unless the court orders that a witness’ evidence be given by affidavit or in another way, the evidence may only be given orally.

  • Rule 24K

A group of Aboriginal people or Torres Strait Islanders (or member of the group) may apply to the Land Court for an injunction to stop the doing of an act which contravenes an Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage protection provision.

  • Section 32H

A party to a proceeding in the Land Court may appeal (within 42 days of the original decision or the decision on the rehearing) to the Land Appeal Court against all or part of the decision of the Land Court.

  • Sections 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 63, 65, 66, 67, 71, 72; Rules 3, 4, 47, 49
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