Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993
Maori Land Act 1993

121 Special provisions relating to succession to shares in Maori incorporations

(1)

Notwithstanding anything in section 113 or section 117(1), where administration of any estate to which this Part applies has been granted, a Maori incorporation may, on the application of the administrator or of any person interested, direct that any shares in the incorporation belonging to the estate be registered in the names of the persons legally entitled to succeed to the shares.

(2)

Where the administrator or the incorporation is uncertain as to who is so legally entitled, the administrator or incorporation may apply to the court for a determination under section 113.

(3)

An appeal shall lie to the Maori Land Court against any decision of the Maori incorporation made under subsection (1).

(4)

Where the court makes a determination under section 113, or a vesting order under section 117 or section 118, in respect of any shares in a Maori incorporation, section 119 shall apply with any necessary modifications.