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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    March, 2011
    New Zealand, Oceania

    This Act, consisting of 4 Parts and three Schedules, has the following purposes: (a) establish a durable scheme to ensure the protection of the legitimate interests of all New Zealanders in the marine and coastal area of New Zealand; and (b) recognise the mana tuku iho exercised in the marine and coastal area by iwi, hapū, and whānau as tangata whenua; and (c) provide for the exercise of customary interests in the common marine and coastal area; and (d) acknowledge the Treaty of Waitangi (te Tiriti o Waitangi).To that end, this Act: (a) repeals the Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004 and restores

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to restate and reform the law relating to the use of land, air, and water.

    Legislation
    New Zealand, Oceania

    This Act consists of 15 Parts divided into 433 sections, and contains 12 Schedules. The overall purpose of this Act is to promote the sustainable management of natural and physical resources (sect.

  3. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Tokelau Act 1948.

    Legislation
    Tokelau, New Zealand, Oceania

    This Act amends the Tokelau Act 1948 with respect to the administration of Tokelau as a non-self-governing territory under the Charter of the United Nations. It defines responsibilities of New Zealand and elders of Tokelau. The Act:(a) confers on the General Fono a power to make Rules for Tokelau; (b) provides that any such Rules may be disallowed by the Administrator of Tokelau; (c) amends the Tokelau Act 1948 as it relates to the sources of law for Tokelau and the jurisdiction of Tokelau Commissioners; and (d) makes other amendments to the Tokelau Act 1948 and its amending Acts.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    New Zealand, Oceania

    The fundamental purpose of the Act is to provide Maori with more equitable market rents for their land. The Act applies to those leases specified in schedule 3 and contains detailed provisions concerning implied terms, compensation payable to lessors, solatium payments to lessors and lessees, as well as payments to lessors for purchase of leases.

    Amended by: Maori Reserved Land Amendment Act (No. 1 of 1998). (1998-03-16)
    Amends: Maori Reserved Land Act (No. 38 of 1955). (2009-07-01)

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    New Zealand, Oceania

    This Act, consisting of 5 Parts and three Schedules, provides for the following aspects of forestry assets: management of the Crown’s forest assets; the transfer of those assets while at the same time protecting the claims of Maori under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975; in the case of successful claims by Maori under that Act, the transfer of Crown forest land to Maori ownership and for payment by the Crown to Maori of compensation; and other incidental matters.It is divided into the following Parts: Crown forest land (I); Crown forestry assets and Crown forestry licences (II); Return of Cr

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    New Zealand, Oceania

    This Act, consisting of 15 sections and one Schedule, provides for certain endowments of dry harbour land to be revested in the Crown or reserved for certain purposes, and to amend certain enactments. Section 4 empowers the Governor-General to declare specified lands vested in local authorities to be revested in the Crown for purpose of conservation (under the Conservation Act 1987), or for the purpose of creating reserves under the Reserves Act 1977.

  7. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Tokelau Act 1948.

    Legislation
    Tokelau, New Zealand, Oceania

    This Act amends the Tokelau Act 1948 by repealing the definition of "Tokelau" and by making consequential amendments regarding instutions to the principal Act and the Maori and Island Affairs Department Act 1968.

    Amends: Tokelau Act 1948 (No. 24). (1948)

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to make provisions for the conservation of soil resources and for the prevention of damage by erosion, and to make better provisions with respect to the protection of property from damage by floods.

    Legislation
    New Zealand, Oceania

    This Act aims at promoting soil conservation, preventing and mitigating soil erosion, and preventing damage by floods.As provided for in the Act, the Board may recommend to the Minister what lands, whether Crown or private, should be reserved as soil conservation reserves. The Board shall control and manage the soil conservation reserves in order to best conserve the soil of the reserve and prevent injury to other land, and may grant licences to occupy the reserve for pastoral or mining purposes or for the purpose of cutting, felling, and removing timber or flax.

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Tokelau Act 1948.

    Legislation
    Tokelau, New Zealand, Oceania

    This Act amends the Tokelau Act 1948 with respect to matters of legitimacy of the right of inheritance. The provisions of legitimacy: (a) insofar as it affects wills, shall have effect only in relation to the wills of testators who die after the passing of this Act; and (b) insofar as it affects instruments other than wills, shall have effect only in relation to instruments executed after the passing of this Act.

    Amends: Tokelau Act 1948 (No. 24). (1948)

  10. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Tokelau Act 1948.

    Legislation
    Tokelau, New Zealand, Oceania

    This Act amends the Tokelau Act 1948 by vesting in the native inhabitants of the atoll of Fakaofo specified land as a village area, to be held by them and their descendants according to their native customs and usages.

    Amends: Tokelau Act 1948 (No. 24). (1948)

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