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The recognition of Aboriginal customary laws. Volume 1. Report No. 31 / Law Reform Commission
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1986
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552
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LAW REFORM COMMISSION Report No. 31 The recognition of Aboriginal customary laws Volume 1 1
The Law Reform Commissior Report No 3 THE RECOGNITION OF ABORIGINAL CUSTOMARY LAWS Volume 3
Contents 11
Terms of Reference 39
Participants 40
Part I: INTRODUCTION 1. The Reference and its Background 45
2. The Commission's Work on the Reference 55
3. Aboriginal Societies: The Experience of Contact 62
4. Aboriginal Customary Laws and AngloAustralian Law After 1788 76
5. Recognition of Aboriginal Customary Laws at Common Law: The Settled Colony Debate 93
6. The Recognition of Aboriginal Customary Laws and Traditions Today 102
Part II THE RECOGNITION OF ABORIGINAL CUSTOMARY LAWS: GENERAL PRINCIPLES 7. The Scope of the Report 109
8. Aboriginal Customary Laws: Recognition? 123
9. Discrimination, Equality and Pluralism 139
10. Ensuring Basic Human Rights 170
11. The Commission’s Approach 186
Part III ABORIGINAL CUSTOMARY LAWS: MARRIAGE, CHILDREN AND FAMILY PROPERTY 12. Aboriginal Marriages and Family Structures 207
13. The Recognition of Traditional Marriages: General Approach 217
14. Aboriginal Traditional Marriage: Areas for Recognition 235
15. The Protection and Distribution of Property 266
16. Aboriginal Customary Laws: Aboriginal Child Custody, Fostering and Adoption 277
Part IV ABORIGINAL CUSTOMARY LAWS: THE CRIMINAL LAW AND SENTENCING 17. Aboriginal Customary Laws and the Criminal Justice System 321
18. Aboriginal Customary Laws and Substantive Criminal Liability 342
19. Aboriginal Customary Law Offences 369
20. Some Procedural Alternatives 383
21. Aboriginal Customary Laws and Sentencing 395
Part V PROBLEMS OF EVIDENCE AND PROCEDURE 22. Criminal Investigation and Police Interrogation of Aborigines 443
23. General Issues of Evidence and Procedure 472
24. The Proof of Aboriginal Customary Laws 497
25. The Taking of Aboriginal Evidence 523
26. Other Methods of Proof: Assessors, Court Experts, Pre-Sentence Reports 541

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