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Aboriginal Customary Law

Ulla Secher

Aboriginal Customary Law

A Source of Common Law Title to Land

by Ulla Secher

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Published by Routledge Cavendish .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law / General,
  • General,
  • Law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10206793M
    ISBN 100415441641
    ISBN 109780415441643
    OCLC/WorldCa506248922


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Described as 'ground-breaking' in Kent McNeil's Foreword, this book develops an alternative approach to conventional Aboriginal title doctrine. It explains that aboriginal customary law can be a source of common law title to land in former British colonies, whether they were acquired by settlement or by conquest or cession from another colonising power.

The doctrine of Common Law Aboriginal Customary Title provides a coherent approach to the source, content, proof and protection of Aboriginal land rights which overcomes problems arising from the law as currently understood and leads to more just by: 4.

Get this from a library. Recognition of Aboriginal customary law. [Northern Territory. Legislative Assembly. Sessional Committee on Constitutional Development.] -- Considers whether Aboriginal customary law should be constitutionally recognised in Northern Territory and options for recognition; includes nature and role of customary law, proposals for.

Aboriginal customary laws, before white settlement inwere considered primitive by the British, if considered at Aboriginal laws and customs had lasted hundreds of years, based on traditions such as kinship ties and rituals. These laws were formed by ancestors, spirits, and Aboriginal beliefs, and were passed down the generations by word-of.

Get this from a library. Aboriginal customary law: recognition?. [Australia. Law Reform Commission.;] -- Traditional Aboriginal society and its law; Westernization and Aboriginal society today; problems of recognition; Aboriginal police and court schemes in Aboriginal communities; Aborigines in.

The doctrine of Common Law Aboriginal Customary Title provides a coherent approach to the source, content, proof and protection of Aboriginal land rights which overcomes problems arising from the law as currently understood and leads to more just results.

This book is a formidable contribution that I expect will be influential in shifting 5/5(1). The doctrine of Common Law Aboriginal Customary Title provides a coherent approach to the source, content, proof and protection of Aboriginal land rights which overcomes problems arising from the law as currently understood and leads to more just results.

The doctrine's applicability in Australia, Canada and South Africa is specifically Manufacturer: Hart Publishing. Volume 1 relates to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It includes coverage on Aboriginal people and the constitution, Aboriginal customary law, land law, cultural heritage, criminal and civil justice issues, international law and Indigenous cultural and intellectual : Jane Miller.

A Special Customary Law Defence. Last modified on 18 August, Forms of Direct Recognition. So far the discussion in this Chapter has concerned the problem of taking into account Aboriginal customary laws in deciding on criminal responsibility under the general law.

This is only an indirect way of taking customary law into account. Part B: Aboriginal women and mainstream law 1. Introduction. A starting point for the recognition of Aboriginal Customary Law is a critical examination of the ways.

Customary law and intellectual property system: the issues What is customary law. Defining and characterising “customary law” would itself be the subject of an extended study.

The present study does not attempt to define “customary law”, but some general comments on. Described as 'ground-breaking' in Kent McNeil's Foreword, this book develops an alternative approach to conventional Aboriginal title doctrine.

It explains that aboriginal customary law can be a source of common law title to land in former British colonies, whether they were acquired by settlement or by conquest or cession from another colonising power.

The doctrine. Customary law in Australia relates to the systems and practices amongst Aboriginal Australians which have developed over time from accepted moral norms in Aboriginal societies, and which regulate human behaviour, mandate specific sanctions for non-compliance, and connect people with the land and with each other, through a system of relationships.

Customary law is practiced in many contexts -- by secular governments, religious sects and even sports. In Judaism and Islam, established custom can be considered a precedent to resolve a dispute brought before religious jurists who might otherwise find no precedent in the religion's holy texts to decide a case.

Aboriginal Customary Laws and Australian Contemporary Laws Aboriginal customary laws, before white settlement inwere considered primitive by the British, if considered at all.

But Aboriginal laws and customs had lasted hundreds of years, based on. The foundation of the rule of law is found in 'black letter law'. However, due to the cultural diversity of the people who live in Australia, there are frequently cases where judges need to assess the intersection between law and customary law and cultural practices.

15/04/ Receive updates and Reviews on the new, forthcoming and recent publications All news Subscribe. This book develops an alternative approach to conventional Aboriginal title doctrine.

It explains that aboriginal customary law can be a source of common law title to land in former British colonies, whether they were acquired by settlement or by conquest or cession from another colonising power.

The doctrine of Common Law Aboriginal Customary Title provides a. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Customary Law.

likes 3 talking about this. FB page created by Dr Elvianna Dorante-Day (Member of the 5/5. Described as 'ground-breaking' in Kent McNeil's Foreword, this book develops an alternative approach to conventional Aboriginal title doctrine.

It explains that aboriginal customary law can be a source of common law title to land in former British colonies, whether they were acquired by settlement or by conquest or cession from another. In her book Aboriginal Customary Law: A Source of Common Law Title to Land, Ulla Secher engages on a highly theoretical level with the question of native title in the hope of developing an alternative approach to issues of land rights for Australian Indigenous People.

Description. This project commenced in late by the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia, arose from a proposal to investigate whether there may be a need to recognise the existence of Aboriginal customary laws and have regard to those laws within the Western Australian legal system.

Two laws, one land (The Law and The Lore) The Aboriginal peoples of Australia had a complex system of law long before the establishment of British law in Australia, their system of law is often referred to as “traditional law”, however “rules of law and norms of politically appropriate behavior were probably not distinguished” (Meggitt, ).

A second way in which the common law in settled colonies might recognise at least Aboriginal customary law rights in land is through a doctrine of ‘communal native title’.

This would involve the recognition of a special collective right vested in an Aboriginal group by virtue of its long residence and communal use of land or its resources.

The recognition of Aboriginal customary laws. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service. MLA Citation. Australia. Law Reform Commission. The recognition of Aboriginal customary laws / the Law Reform Commission Australian Government Publishing Service Canberra Australian/Harvard Citation.

Australia. Law Reform Commission. The Concept of Customary International Law Daniel M. Bodansky University of Washington School of Law Follow this and additional works at: Part of the International Law Commons Recommended Citation Daniel M. Bodansky, The Concept of Customary International Law, 16 MICH.

INT'L L. ().Author: Daniel M. Bodansky. Recommendation Aboriginal customary law as a source of law. The Northern Territory Statehood Conference resolution that Aboriginal customary law be recognised as a “source of law” should be implemented.

Recommendation Transfer to Aboriginal members. That such of the present Aboriginal members of this Committee who consent to do so,File Size: KB. If Aboriginal customary law and white law come together and recognise one another, they can change the direction everything is heading in.

— Yidumduma Bill Harney, Aboriginal lawman. There's more than meets the eye in this cartoon. Many Aboriginal people sense there is another reason behind them being singled out—their Aboriginality.

This book develops an alternative approach to conventional Aboriginal title doctrine. It explains that aboriginal customary law can be a source of common law title to land in former British colonies, whether they were acquired by settlement or by conquest or cession from another colonising power.

•An attempt to reduce the customary law of the former Anambra state into writing produced A manual of customary law by the Commissioner for Law Revision of former Anambra State Dr S.N Obi.

•Those that argue for codification of customary law in a form like the ustomary Law Manual cited above argue that it will make customary law certain and noFile Size: KB. In a similar way to European law, therefore, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander customary law has a strong ritual element.

For example, ritual ceremonies involving special sacred sites, song cycles are accompanied by dance, and body painting, and even sports (Indigenous Traditions – Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, ). Overall, Aboriginal Customary Law: A Source of Common Law Title to Land is an excellent book.

It contributes an alternative source of indigenous land rights to an area of law that is rich with possibility for reform. Secher’s work is innovative and well-reasoned. The doctrine of Common Law Aboriginal Customary Title provides a coherent approach to the source, content, proof and protection of Aboriginal land rights which overcomes problems arising from the law as currently understood and leads to more just results.

The doctrine's applicability in Australia, Canada and South Africa is specifically Format: Gebundenes Buch. IURI Indigenous law / Inheemse reg 4, views Negarit ሕጊ እንዳባ - الشريعة التقليدية -Customary law - Duration: Bringing together a well-respected team of commentators, many of them indigenous Australians themselves, this revised and updated edition examines the legal, social and political developments that have taken place in Australia since the publication of the last edition.

Providing students with a greater understanding of the issues facing Indigenous Australians in the hope. We need to look at issues relating to Aboriginal customary law within a broader lens.

While Aboriginal customary law has great potential in terms of sentencing options within the context of the criminal justice system, importantly,it has great potential to deliver self-determination to Indigenous peoples.

Customary law can be a means of self. Aboriginal Customary Law: A Source of Common Law Title to Land: : Ulla Secher: Libros en idiomas extranjerosAuthor: Ulla Secher.

The doctrine of Common Law Aboriginal Customary Title provides a coherent approach to the source, content, proof and protection of Aboriginal land rights which overcomes problems arising from the law as currently understood and leads to more just results.

This book is a formidable contribution that I expect will be influential in shifting. Aboriginal customary laws, before white settlement inwere considered primitive by the British, if considered at all. But Aboriginal laws and customs had lasted hundreds of years, based on traditions such as kinship ties and rituals.

These laws. The Victorian County Koori Court is the only sentencing court for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander offenders in an indictable jurisdiction in Australia.

Indigenous sentencing courts do not practice or adopt Indigenous customary laws: they use Australian criminal laws and procedures to sentence Indigenous : Robin Gardner. Project 94 - Aboriginal Customary Laws Project No.

Commenced: Completed: From December to October the Commission undertook a detailed inquiry into the recognition of Aboriginal law and culture in Western Australia.In addition to claims relating to obligations in the Treaty and those that arise through statutory references, Māori customary law may be recognized within the New Zealand common law system through the doctrine of aboriginal rights and the associated doctrine of aboriginal title.

Under the doctrine of aboriginal rights, customary laws or.African Customary Law in South Africa: Post-Apartheid and Living Law Perspectives provides a clear introduction to African customary law in South Africa.

The text provides a structure for understanding the nature and overarching system of customary law, illustrating the distinctness of African customary law in relation to other areas of South African law.