“(1) The following persons may make written submissions on a proposal under section 24 to register an historic place or on an application under section 25 to enter a wahi tapu on the Register:
“(2) Submissions may be made on a proposal or application whether or not interim registration of the historic place that the proposal relates to or of the wahi tapu that the application relates to has been granted.
“(3) In the case of an interim registration, submissions must be made to the Trust or Council, as the case may require, within 20 working days after the date of the public notification of the grant of interim registration
“(4) In all other cases, submissions must be made to the Trust or Council, as the case may require, within—
“(5) The Council may make any inquiries that it sees fit before deciding whether to register a wahi tapu.
“(6) If the Trust considers that an historic place proposed for registration is of Maori interest, the Trust must refer the proposal to the Council for its recommendation as to whether the historic place should be registered.
“(7) When deciding whether to register an historic place, the Trust may reconsider the category of registration proposed of the place concerned and alter the category if it considers this action appropriate.”