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Financial assistance to States and Territories

Financial assistance that may be given

  (1)   The Commonwealth may enter into a written agreement with the State or Territory for the provision of financial assistance to that State or Territory in relation to:

  (a)   the satisfaction of any liability to pay compensation for acts affecting native title; or

  (b)   the satisfaction of any liability to pay any costs incidental to any claim for such compensation or determination of liability for such compensation; or

  (c)   costs and expenses of establishing and administering any recognised State/Territory body, or equivalent body (within the meaning of subsection   207B(1)), of that State or Territory; or

  (d)   costs and expenses of administering any provisions having effect under subsection   43(1).


  (2)   The financial assistance is to be provided on such conditions as are determined by the Commonwealth Minister and set out in the agreement.

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