Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Bill

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Legal status of Te Awa Tupua

14 Te Awa Tupua declared to be legal person


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


The rights, powers, and duties of Te Awa Tupua must be exercised or performed, and responsibility for its liabilities must be taken, by Te Pou Tupua on behalf of, and in the name of, Te Awa Tupua, in the manner provided for in this Part and in Ruruku Whakatupua—Te Mana o Te Awa Tupua.