Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998

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  • This version was replaced on 3 May 2017 to make corrections to sections 357(1), 396(5), and 436(1), and Schedules 7, 36, 58, 69, 100, 101, 102, 103, and 104 under section 25(1)(e) and (j)(ii) and (iii) of the Legislation Act 2012, and then to make a correction to section 144 under section 25(1)(j)(ii) of the Legislation act 2012.
1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998.

(2)

This Act comes into force on the day on which an Order in Council is made by the Governor-General for that purpose on the recommendation of the Prime Minister.

(3)

The Prime Minister must not recommend the making of an Order in Council to bring this Act into force unless the Prime Minister has been advised by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu in writing that this Act is acceptable to Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.

(4)

Once the Prime Minister receives written advice from Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu that this Act is acceptable to Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, within 20 business days of receiving that advice, the Prime Minister must recommend to the Governor-General in Executive Council that an Order in Council be made to bring this Act into force, and the Order in Council must be made.

Section 1(2): Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998 brought into force, on 1 October 1998, by the Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act Commencement Order 1998 (SR 1998/295).