(2) The notice must state that the lessee may elect either—
(3) The notice under subsection (1) must,—
(4) In any case where a notice under section 17(1) of the Maori Reserved Land Amendment Act 1997 has, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, been given to the lessee, the notice under subsection (1) must, in addition to the matters specified in subsection (2), state—
(5) The lessee may, within 3 months after being given a notice under subsection (1) of this section, elect either—
(b) To file in the appropriate office of the District Court, in accordance with section 21 of the Land Valuation Proceedings Act 1948, an application to have the lessee's compensation determined by the Land Valuation Tribunal in accordance with section 4.
(6) Where the lessee files an application under subsection (5)(b), the lessee must, within 3 working days after the day on which that notice is filed, give a copy of that application to the chief executive of Te Puni Kokiri, who is to be a party to the proceedings before the Land Valuation Tribunal.
(8) Where the chief executive of Te Puni Kokiri receives from the lessee a notice under subsection (5)(a), that chief executive must, within 3 months after the day on which he or she receives that notice, pay to the lessee the amounts specified in the notice given to the lessee under subsection (1).
(9) Where the lessee does not, within the period allowed by subsection (5), take either of the steps permitted by that subsection, the lessee is deemed to have given to the chief executive of Te Puni Kokiri on the last day of that period a notice under subsection (5)(a).