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The Resource Aboriginal customary laws : the interaction of Western Australian law with Aboriginal law and culture | final report

Aboriginal customary laws : the interaction of Western Australian law with Aboriginal law and culture | final report

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Aboriginal customary laws : the interaction of Western Australian law with Aboriginal law and culture | final report
Title
Aboriginal customary laws
Title remainder
  • the interaction of Western Australian law with Aboriginal law and culture
  • final report
Title variation
Aboriginal customary laws
Title variation remainder
final report
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Report makes 131 recommendations for reform, including legislative amendment, changes to procedures of government agencies and to government policy; recommends acknowledging the unique status of Aboriginal peoples in the Western Australian Constitution and the creation of an Office of the Commissioner for Indigenous Affairs
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Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Law Reform Commission of Western Australia
Series statement
Project / Law Reform Commission of Western Australia
Series volume
no. 94
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Customary law
  • Justice, Administration of
Label
Aboriginal customary laws : the interaction of Western Australian law with Aboriginal law and culture | final report
Link
http://www.lrc.justice.wa.gov.au/P/project_94.aspx
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "September 2006"
  • At head of title : Law Reform Commission on Western Australia
Contents
Challenging customary law myths and misconceptions : challenging customary law myths and misconceptions; Non-discrimination and equality before the law; Two separate systems of law?; Family violence and sexual abuse -- Guiding principles for reform -- Aboriginal peoples and disadvantage in Western Australia: Aboriginal peoples in Western Australia; Overcoming Aboriginal disadvantage in Western Australia; Office of the Commissioner of Indigenous Affairs -- Recognition of Aboriginal customary law: What is Aboriginal customary law? Recognition of Aboriginal customary law -- Aboriginal customary law and the criminal justice system: Traditional Aboriginal law and punishment; Aboriginal people and the criminal justice system; Aboriginal community justice mechanisms; Aboriginal courts; Criminal responsibility; Bail; Sentencing; Practice and procedure; Police; Prisons -- Aboriginal customary law and the civil law system: Tortious acts and omissions; Contractual arrangements; Succession: Distribution of property upon death; Guardianship and administration; Coronial inquests; Funerary practices; Indigenous cultural and intellectual property rights -- Aboriginal customary law and the family: family law; Care and custody of Aboriginal children; Family violence and the protection of women and children -- Customary hunting, fishing and gathering rights -- Aboriginal customary law in the courtroom: evidence and procedure -- Aboriginal community governance in Western Australia -- Appendices: List of recommendations; Responsibility for implementation of recommendations: by recommendation number, by Department or agency; Cost-benefit analysis - Aboriginal courts; List of submissions and contributions; Maps of Western Australian Aboriginal communities; Memorandum of committment; Aboriginal Reference Council and Initial Project Team
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
viii, 424 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by Michael Cooke
Isbn
9781740350549
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
Label
Aboriginal customary laws : the interaction of Western Australian law with Aboriginal law and culture | final report
Link
http://www.lrc.justice.wa.gov.au/P/project_94.aspx
Publication
Note
  • "September 2006"
  • At head of title : Law Reform Commission on Western Australia
Contents
Challenging customary law myths and misconceptions : challenging customary law myths and misconceptions; Non-discrimination and equality before the law; Two separate systems of law?; Family violence and sexual abuse -- Guiding principles for reform -- Aboriginal peoples and disadvantage in Western Australia: Aboriginal peoples in Western Australia; Overcoming Aboriginal disadvantage in Western Australia; Office of the Commissioner of Indigenous Affairs -- Recognition of Aboriginal customary law: What is Aboriginal customary law? Recognition of Aboriginal customary law -- Aboriginal customary law and the criminal justice system: Traditional Aboriginal law and punishment; Aboriginal people and the criminal justice system; Aboriginal community justice mechanisms; Aboriginal courts; Criminal responsibility; Bail; Sentencing; Practice and procedure; Police; Prisons -- Aboriginal customary law and the civil law system: Tortious acts and omissions; Contractual arrangements; Succession: Distribution of property upon death; Guardianship and administration; Coronial inquests; Funerary practices; Indigenous cultural and intellectual property rights -- Aboriginal customary law and the family: family law; Care and custody of Aboriginal children; Family violence and the protection of women and children -- Customary hunting, fishing and gathering rights -- Aboriginal customary law in the courtroom: evidence and procedure -- Aboriginal community governance in Western Australia -- Appendices: List of recommendations; Responsibility for implementation of recommendations: by recommendation number, by Department or agency; Cost-benefit analysis - Aboriginal courts; List of submissions and contributions; Maps of Western Australian Aboriginal communities; Memorandum of committment; Aboriginal Reference Council and Initial Project Team
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
viii, 424 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by Michael Cooke
Isbn
9781740350549
Other physical details
col. ill., maps

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