53 Revocation of status

(1)

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister of Conservation, declare that all or part of a Kirihipi overlay area is no longer a Kirihipi overlay area.

(2)

The Minister of Conservation must not make a recommendation for the purposes of subsection (1) unless—

(a)

Te Uri o Hau governance entity and the Minister of Conservation have agreed in writing that the status of all or part of a Kirihipi overlay area is no longer appropriate for the area concerned; or

(b)

all or part of a Kirihipi overlay area is alienated by the Crown to a person or body other than the Crown; or

(c)

there is a change in the Minister of the Crown or the department of State responsible for the management of all or part of a Kirihipi overlay area.

(3)

Subsection (4) applies if—

(a)

paragraph (b) or paragraph (c) of subsection (2) applies; or

(b)

there is a change in the statutory management regime that applies to all or part of a Kirihipi overlay area.

(4)

If this subsection applies, the Crown must take reasonable steps to ensure that Te Uri o Hau governance entity continues to have input into the management of that part of the Kirihipi overlay area affected by the alienation or change in management responsibility, through negotiation with Te Uri o Hau governance entity by—

(a)

the Minister of the Crown responsible for the new management or the management regimes; or

(b)

the Commissioner of Crown lands; or

(c)

any other responsible officer.