October 1997 Contents

Mäori Land Court & Appellate Court

Invalid lease, application for payment for occupation and use

New Auckland office for Mäori Land Court

Waitangi Tribunal

Nothing this month

Other Courts and Tribunals

Fisheries—challenge to annual quota lease round—whether socio-economic factors taken into account

Environment—location of television tower on sacred hill

Fisheries allocation—procedure for mandating of groups

Criminal law—protection of mana and self defence

Tax—charitable status under Mäori Trust Boards Act 1955

Parliament

Ngäi Tahu (Pounamu Vesting) Act 1997 & Crown Minerals Amendment Act 1997

Crown Settlement Offer to Ngäi Tahu

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