Recent Cases

Northern Land Council v Quall (No 3) [2021] FCAFC 2 (18 January 2021) (Griffiths, Mortimer and White JJ)


PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – application for leave to adduce further evidence – whether the Court should in its discretion under s 27 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) admit further evidence in the appeal – leave granted

NATIVE TITLE – whether the certification function conferred on the Northern Land Council by s 203BE(1)(b) of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) was duly delegated by that representative body to the CEO under s 27(1) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth) – appeal allowed