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Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs)

We have developed customised legal information resources for LALCs.

Content last updated 04/05/2022

Legal duties of LALC board members

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Legal duties of LALC board members

The LALC Service has developed a governance toolkit for LALCs which provides information on the key legal duties of LALC board members (and staff) under the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW) and other laws.

This plain language toolkit has five parts and includes scenarios based on common situations that arise in LALCs and the not-for-profit sector more generally, as well as tips to help board members comply with their legal duties.


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Toolkit Legal duties of Local Aboriginal Land Council Board members
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Download each part of the toolkit separately

Part 1 - Introduction to your legal duties as a LALC board member
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Part 2 - Duty to act in good faith and for proper purpose
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Part 3 - Duty to act with reasonable care skill and diligence
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Part 4 - Duty not to misuse information and position
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Part 5 - Duty to disclose and manage conflicts of interest
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The content on this webpage was last updated in March 2022 and is not legal advice. See full disclaimer and copyright notice.


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