Māori Language Act 1987

  • repealed
  • Māori Language Act 1987: repealed, on 30 April 2016, by section 48 of Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016/the Māori Language Act 2016 (2016 No 17).

Reprint as at 30 April 2016

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Māori Language Act 1987

Public Act
 
1987 No 176
Date of assent
 
20 July 1987
Commencement
 
see section 1

Māori Language Act 1987: repealed, on 30 April 2016, by section 48 of Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016/the Māori Language Act 2016 (2016 No 17).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by Te Puni Kōkiri.

An Act to declare the Māori language to be an official language of New Zealand, to confer the right to speak Māori in certain legal proceedings, and to establish Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and define its functions and powers

Title: amended, on 20 June 1991, by section 2(2) of the Maori Language Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 40).