Cook Islands Amendment Act 1952

  • repealed
  • Cook Islands Amendment Act 1952: repealed, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(1) of the Cook Islands Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 49).

Reprint
as at 20 September 2007

Cook Islands Amendment Act 1952

Public Act1952 No 32
Date of assent16 October 1952
  • Cook Islands Amendment Act 1952: repealed, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(1) of the Cook Islands Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 49).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


An Act to amend the Cook Islands Act 1915

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Cook Islands Amendment Act 1952, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Cook Islands Act 1915 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

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5 Incorporated Societies Act in force in Cook Islands
  • (1) The Incorporated Societies Act 1908 shall be in force in the Cook Islands.

    (2) In that Act the term New Zealand shall, both in New Zealand and in the Cook Islands, be construed as including the Cook Islands.

    (3) Offences punishable on summary conviction under that Act shall, if committed in the Cook Islands, be punishable by the High Court of the Cook Islands in the ordinary course of its criminal jurisdiction.

6 Carriers Act in force in Cook Islands
  • (1) The Carriers Act 1948, except subsection (2) of section 3, shall be in force in the Cook Islands.

    (2) In that Act the term New Zealand shall be construed as including the Cook Islands:

    Provided that nothing in that Act shall apply with respect to any contract for the carriage of any person or any goods between New Zealand and the Cook Islands.

7 Vesting Island of Nassau in Natives of Pukapuka
  • Whereas the Island of Nassau is Crown land within the meaning of the principal Act: And whereas the Native inhabitants of the Island of Pukapuka have purchased the said Island of Nassau from Her Majesty the Queen for the sum of $4,000: Be it therefore enacted as follows:

    Notwithstanding anything in the principal Act, the Island of Nassau (excepting an area of 10 acres to be retained for administration purposes and to be hereafter defined by the Land Court) is hereby vested in the Native inhabitants of the Island of Pukapuka, and is hereby declared to be customary land within the meaning of the principal Act, to be held by the Native inhabitants of the Island of Pukapuka and their descendants according to the Native customs and usages of the Island of Pukapuka.

    The words the Land Court were substituted, as from 4 August 1965, for the words the Native Land Court pursuant to section 57(4) Cook Islands Amendment Act 1964 (1964 No 70). See regulation 2 Cook Islands Constitution Act Commencement Order 1965 (SR 1965/128).


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Cook Islands Amendment Act 1952. It incorporates all the amendments to the Cook Islands Amendment Act 1952 as at 20 September 2007. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 18 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see "Making online legislation official" under "Status of legislation on this site" in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint
(most recent first)
  • Cook Islands Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 49): section7(1)