How can judges calculate Native Title compensation?


Paul Burke

Aug, 2002
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Provides possible principles for determining native title compensation. The author notes the problem of awarding compensation on ‘just terms’ given areas with the strongest native title are often land with a limited financial value. Principles which accommodate non-economic losses arising from loss of native title compensation are proposed and applied to a number of hypothetical examples.

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