Maori Purposes Act 1960

Maori Purposes Act 1960

Public Act1960 No 120
Date of assent28 October 1960

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Maori Development


An Act to amend the law relating to Maoris and Maori land, and for other purposes

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Maori Purposes Act 1960.

2 Provisions of Maori Affairs Act 1953 to apply to this Act
  • Words and expressions used in this Act shall, unless a contrary intention appears, have the same meaning as in the Maori Affairs Act 1953 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), and the provisions of the principal Act, as far as they are applicable, shall extend and apply to the cases provided for in this Act in as full and ample a manner as if this Act had been incorporated with and formed part of the principal Act.

Amendments to Principal Act

3
  • [Repealed]

4
  • [Repealed]

5
  • [Repealed]

6
  • [Repealed]

7
  • [Repealed]

8
  • [Repealed]

9
  • [Repealed]

10
  • [Repealed]

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  • [Repealed]

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  • [Repealed]

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  • [Repealed]

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  • [Repealed]

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  • [Repealed]

17
  • [Repealed]

Amendments to Other Acts Relating to Maoris

18 South Island landless Maoris
  • (1) This subsection amended s 110(4) of the Maori Purposes Act 1931.

    (2) Any grant of probate or letters of administration made before the commencement of this section which would have been valid if this section had been in force at the date of the grant is hereby validated:

    Provided that nothing in this subsection shall affect the validity of any disposition of any interest in land by any vesting or succession order of the Maori Land Court made before the commencement of this section.

19
  • [Repealed]

    Section 19 was repealed by section 6(2) of the Maori Purposes Act 1967.

20
  • Section 20 inserted section 12A in the Maori Housing Amendment Act 1938.

21
  • [Repealed]

    Section 21 was repealed by section 16(4) of the Maori Purposes Act 1961.

22 Disposition of interests in reserved land
23 Removal of restrictions on alienation
  • (1) This subsection amended s 30(1) of the Maori Purposes Act 1959.

    (2) Every alienation of land made before the commencement of this section which would have been lawful if section 30 of the Maori Purposes Act 1959, as amended by this section, had been in force at the date of the alienation is hereby validated and declared to have been lawful.