Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993
Maori Land Act 1993

100 Application of this Part

(1)

Subject to subsection (2), this Part applies to all estates of deceased persons (whether or not Maori) comprising in whole or in part any beneficial interest in Maori freehold land.

(2)

This Part does not apply—

(a)

where administration of the estate of the deceased owner has been granted before the commencement of this Act; or

(b)

in respect of any beneficial interest in Maori freehold land, owned by the deceased person at his or her death, that has been vested in the person or persons entitled to the interest before the commencement of this Act; or

(c)

to the estate of a person who dies before 1 July 1994 leaving a will executed before the commencement of this Act;—

and in any such case the law applying immediately before the commencement of this Act shall continue to apply as if—

(d)

this Act had not been passed; and

(e)

the Maori Land Court may make an order vesting in the persons entitled thereto the undivided beneficial freehold interests in common in Maori freehold land regardless of the value of the interests in land affected by the application.

Compare: 1953 No 94 ss 113(1), (2), (8), 116(5); 1967 No 124 ss 86(1), 88(14)

Section 100(2): amended, on 1 July 1994, by section 3 of Te Ture Whenua Maori Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 69).

Section 100(2)(d): added, on 1 July 1994, by section 3 of Te Ture Whenua Maori Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 69).

Section 100(2)(e): added, on 1 July 1994, by section 3 of Te Ture Whenua Maori Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 69).