Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993
Maori Land Act 1993

110 Succession on intestacy to property other than Maori land


Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Act, the persons entitled on the complete or partial intestacy of a Maori to succeed to that person’s estate, so far as it comprises property that is not a beneficial interest in Maori freehold land, shall be determined in accordance with the law governing succession to the estates of persons who are not Maori.


The right of any person to succeed to any property in accordance with subsection (1) shall not be affected by the fact that the claimant or any person through whom his or her claim is derived is or was illegitimate.

Compare: 1953 No 94 s 116(1); 1964 No 46 s 6; 1967 No 124 s 88(3)