Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011

96 How recognition agreements to be brought into effect


An agreement is of no effect unless and until it is brought into effect,—


in the case of an agreement to recognise a protected customary right, on the date prescribed by an Order in Council, which must also specify—


the applicant group in sufficient detail to identify it; and


the area to which the agreement relates, with a map or diagram that is sufficient to identify the area; and


in the case of an agreement to recognise customary marine title, by an Act of Parliament on the date specified in the enactment.


The responsible Minister must introduce legislation into Parliament that contains the full text of the agreement for the purpose of subsection (1)(b).