Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993
Maori Land Act 1993

143 Other land deemed Maori freehold land for succession purposes in certain circumstances

Where—

(a)

any land becomes Maori freehold land by virtue of any order made under this Part; and

(b)

the owner of any interest in the land has died before the date of the order; and

(c)

that owner’s interest in the land has not, at that date, been vested in the persons entitled to succeed to it or otherwise disposed of,—

the land shall be deemed for the purposes of succession to that owner’s interest in the land to have been Maori freehold land at the death of the owner.

Compare: 1953 No 94 ss 167, 433A(5); 1974 No 73 s 57