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NATIVE TITLE ACT 1993 - SECT 51A

Limit on compensation

Compensation limited by reference to freehold estate

             (1)  The total compensation payable under this Division for an act that extinguishes all native title in relation to particular land or waters must not exceed the amount that would be payable if the act were instead a compulsory acquisition of a freehold estate in the land or waters.

This section is subject to section 53

             (2)  This section has effect subject to section 53 (which deals with the requirement to provide "just terms" compensation).



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