2 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

historical Treaty claim means a claim made under section 6(1) that arises from or relates to an enactment referred to in section 6(1)(a) or (b) enacted, or to a policy or practice adopted or an act done or omitted by or on behalf of the Crown, before 21 September 1992

Maori means a person of the Maori race of New Zealand; and includes any descendant of such a person

private land means any land, or interest in land, held by a person other than—

(a)

the Crown; or

(b)

a Crown entity within the meaning of the Public Finance Act 1989

submit, in relation to a historical Treaty claim, means submitted in accordance with a practice note made by the Tribunal under clause 5(10) of Schedule 2

Treaty means the Treaty of Waitangi as set out in English and in Maori in Schedule 1

Tribunal means the Waitangi Tribunal established under this Act.

Section 2 historical Treaty claim: inserted, on 13 December 2006, by section 4 of the Treaty of Waitangi Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 77).

Section 2 private land: inserted, on 20 August 1993, by section 2 of the Treaty of Waitangi Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 92).

Section 2 submit: inserted, on 13 December 2006, by section 4 of the Treaty of Waitangi Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 77).