Central North Island Forests Land Collective Settlement Act 2008

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Version as at 28 October 2021

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Central North Island Forests Land Collective Settlement Act 2008

Public Act
2008 No 99
Date of assent
29 September 2008
see section 2

The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

This Act is administered by the Office for Māori Crown Relations—Te Arawhiti.


5Act binds the Crown
6Vesting of CNI forests land
7Jurisdiction of courts, tribunals, and other judicial bodies excluded
8Application of other enactments: general
9Application of other enactments: easements
10Public access to continue
11Public easements may be granted
12Conservation covenants
13Transfer of accumulated rentals
14Principles for allocation of CNI forests land
15Principles for allocation of rental proceeds
16Transfer of CNI forests land
17Application of other enactments
18Transfer of accumulated rentals
19Purpose and duration of Crown agreed proportion
20Company must transfer assets from Crown agreed proportion to other CNI claimant if settlement reached
21Crown must consult CNI Iwi Collective on proposed deed of settlement with other CNI claimant and may refer dispute to Waitangi Tribunal if necessary
22Waitangi Tribunal jurisdiction in relation to disputes over which specific area of CNI forests land to be transferred to other CNI claimant
23Waitangi Tribunal jurisdiction in relation to historical claim of other CNI claimant not excluded
24Modifications to Waitangi Tribunal jurisdiction
25Company must give effect to Waitangi Tribunal recommendation
26Interpretation for this subpart
27Transfer of selected DSP property
28Creation of computer freehold register
29Application of other enactments to transfer of selected DSP property
30Certain enactments do not apply
31Removal of memorials
32Trust must be treated as being eligible to become Māori authority
33Consequential amendment to Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
34Process to apply before this subpart and Schedule 4 may be commenced
35Expiry of this subpart and Schedule 4
36Preamble amended
37Section 4 amended
38Section 15(1) amended
39Schedule 3 substituted