Subpart 3—Legal identity of Te Urewera and vesting of Te Urewera land

Legal entity

11 Te Urewera declared to be legal entity

(1)

Te Urewera is a legal entity, and has all the rights, powers, duties, and liabilities of a legal person.

(2)

However,—

(a)

the rights, powers, and duties of Te Urewera must be exercised and performed on behalf of, and in the name of, Te Urewera—

(i)

by Te Urewera Board; and

(ii)

in the manner provided for in this Act; and

(b)

the liabilities are the responsibility of Te Urewera Board, except as provided for in section 96.