Aōrangi Māori Trust Board Order 2010

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Aōrangi Māori Trust Board Order 2010

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 15th day of February 2010

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 55 of the Maori Trust Boards Act 1955, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title
  • This order is the Aōrangi Māori Trust Board Order 2010.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Interpretation
4 Background
  • (1) The term of office of the previous members of the Board expired on 2 September 2008.

    (2) The Board held an election of new members which was completed in July 2009.

    (3) However, the election was irregular because the Board failed to comply with the following procedural requirements for conducting an election under the Act:

    • (a) the requirement under section 46 to give notice calling for nominations for election no later than 4 months before the term of office of the previous members expires (nominations were instead called for on 10 July 2009):

    • (b) the requirements under sections 46 and 47 to give notice that the latest date by which nominations are to be lodged is the date that is 3 months before the term of office of the previous members expires (the date was instead notified as 24 August 2009):

    • (c) the requirement under section 49 to forward to the chief executive of Te Puni Kōkiri the names of the persons elected no later than 20 days before the term of office of the previous members expires (the names instead were forwarded on 2 September 2009).

5 Validation and appointment
  • Despite the irregularities specified in clause 4(3),—

    • (a) the 2009 election of members to the Board is, and always has been, valid; and

    • (b) the persons elected, as named in the Schedule, are appointed as members of the Board to represent the beneficiaries for a term of 3 years starting on the commencement of this order.


Schedule 
Elected persons appointed as members of Board

cl 5(b)

Steven Patrick Heperi

Paul Timothy Sheeran

Henry John Nepe Apatu

Amanda Marjorie Waireia Crawford

Elizabeth Helen Graham

Elizabeth Miriama Meri Robens

Petere Thornton Ropiha

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

The order validates the election of members to the Aōrangi Māori Trust Board. The members were elected to represent the beneficiaries of the Board. The election was subject to the irregularities specified in clause 4(3) of the order.

The order appoints the elected persons as members of the Board to represent the beneficiaries. The members are appointed for a term of 3 years starting on the commencement of the order.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 18 February 2010.

This order is administered by Te Puni Kōkiri.