Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993
Maori Land Act 1993

Procedural provisions

66 Conduct of proceedings generally

(1)

Any Judge conducting or presiding over any hearing may—

(a)

apply to the hearing such rules of marae kawa as the Judge considers appropriate:

(b)

make any ruling on the use of te reo Maori during the hearing, additional to the rights provided by section 68.

(2)

Proceedings before the court shall be conducted in such a way as, in the opinion of the Judge conducting or presiding over the proceedings, will best avoid unnecessary formality.

(3)

Nothing in subsection (1) or subsection (2) shall derogate from any of the powers a Judge has to ensure that the proceedings of the court are conducted in a proper manner.

(4)

No appeal shall lie against any decision of a Judge made for the purposes of this section.