This paper considers the possibilities for the Australian Westminster System of law and Australia?s Aboriginal peoples? law (?Tnangkarra?) to work alongside each other. The paper briefly describes how the Tnangkarra legal system operates from the perspective of the Aboriginal people of the Central Desert Region of Australia including the place of ?traditionally sanctioned punishment? and its forms.
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