(1) Sections 265-1 to 265-25:
(a) have effect in addition to, and not in derogation of, any rule of law relating to the duty or liability of a person because of the person's office or employment in relation to an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation; and
(b) do not prevent the commencement of civil proceedings for a breach of a duty or in respect of a liability referred to in paragraph (a).
(2) This section:
(a) does not apply to subsections 265-1(2) and (3) to the extent to which they operate on the duties at common law and in equity that are equivalent to the requirements of subsection 265-1(1); and
(b) does not apply to section 265-20 to the extent to which it operates on the duties at common law and in equity that are equivalent to the requirements of subsections 265-1(1), 265-5(1), 265-10(1) and 265-15(1).