Definitions for "Native title"
Keywords:  torres, strait, aboriginal, mabo, clr
The rights and interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in land and waters according to their traditional laws and customs, that are recognised under Australian law. These are now primarily defined in the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). (For more detailed information click here)
Form of land title which recognises Aboriginal people as rightful owners of that land.
the interests and rights of indigenous inhabitants in land, whether communal, group or individual, possessed under the traditional laws acknowledged by and traditional customs observed by, the indigenous inhabitants (Mabo v Qld. No.2 (1992) 175 CLR 1 at 57).
A form of tenure defined in the Commonwealth Native Title Act 1993