27B Resumption of land on recommendation of Waitangi Tribunal

(1)

Where the Waitangi Tribunal has, under section 8A(2)(a) of the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975, recommended the return to Maori ownership of any land or interest in land transferred to a State enterprise under section 23 of this Act or vested in a State enterprise by a notice in the Gazette under section 24 of this Act or by an Order in Council made under section 28 of this Act, that land or interest in land shall, if the recommendation has been confirmed with or without modifications under section 8B of that Act, be resumed by the Crown in accordance with section 27C of this Act and returned to Maori ownership.

(2)

This section shall not apply in relation to any piece of land that, at the date of its transfer to a State enterprise under section 23 or the date of its vesting in a State enterprise by a notice in the Gazette under section 24 or by an Order in Council made under section 28, was subject to—

(a)

a deferred payment licence issued under the Land Act 1948; or

(b)

a lease under which the lessee had the right of acquiring the fee simple.

(3)

This section shall not apply in relation to any piece of land or interest in land in respect of which a certificate issued under section 8E(1) of the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 has been registered.

Section 27B: inserted (with effect on 9 December 1987), on 30 June 1988, by section 10(1) of the Treaty of Waitangi (State Enterprises) Act 1988 (1988 No 105).

Section 27B(1): amended, on 10 April 1992, by section 8(1) of the State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 27).

Section 27B(2): amended, on 10 April 1992, by section 8(2) of the State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 27).