202 Te Aho Matua

(1)

The official version of Te Aho Matua is the statement (including any gazetted amendments) in te reo Māori that is—

(a)

prepared by te kaitiaki o Te Aho Matua; and

(b)

published in the Gazette under the authority of the Minister.

(2)

The Minister may authorise the reprinting of all, or the amendment of any part, of Te Aho Matua in the Gazette, but only if asked to do so by te kaitiaki o Te Aho Matua.

(3)

When all, or an amendment to any part, of Te Aho Matua is published in the Gazette, the Minister must ensure that an explanation in English of Te Aho Matua or of the amendment is published in the same Gazette.

(4)

The explanation must be one that te kaitiaki o Te Aho Matua has approved as being an accurate interpretation of the meaning of the Māori text.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 155A