Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act 1995

13 Noting of right to acquire residual Crown land on certificates of title
  • (1) As soon as reasonably practicable after the date on which this section comes into force, the Director-General shall issue to the District Land Registrar 1 or more certificates that identify all the certificates of title for the residual Crown land for which certificates of title have been issued at that date.

    (2) As soon as reasonably practicable after the date on which a certificate of title is issued for any residual Crown land, being a date after the date on which this section comes into force, the Director-General shall issue to the District Land Registrar a certificate that identifies the certificate of title concerned.

    (3) As soon as reasonably practicable after receiving a certificate from the Director-General under either subsection (1) or subsection (2), the District Land Registrar shall, without fee, note on the certificate or certificates of title to the land to which the certificate from the Director-General relates, the words Subject to section 11 of the Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act 1995 (which provides for residual Crown land to be offered for purchase to a land holding trust for Waikato in certain circumstances).

    (4) Where any residual Crown land for which a certificate of title has been issued is to be transferred (without breaching section 11) to any person other than a Crown body,—

    • (a) the transferor shall notify the Director-General of the transfer; and

    • (b) the Director-General shall, before registration of the transfer, issue to the District Land Registrar a certificate stating that the land is to be so transferred and identifying the certificate of title concerned.

    (5) On receipt of a certificate under subsection (4) and before registration of the transfer, the District Land Registrar shall, without fee, delete by endorsement the words previously noted on the certificate of title for the land in accordance with subsection (3).

    (6) Whenever the Director-General issues a certificate to the District Land Registrar under this section, the Director-General shall send a copy of the certificate to the land holding trustee.