December 2005 Hakihea – Contents

Māori Land Court

Chief Judge’s powers – powers to appoint counsel and grant Special Aid vested in Court, not in Chief Judge – Matauri X Incorporation [2005] Chief Judge's MB 276


Chief Judge’s powers – powers to appoint counsel and grant Special Aid vested in Court, not in Chief Judge – Matauri X Incorporation

Matauri X Incorporation

Māori Land Court [2005] Chief Judge's MB 276 (2005 CJ 276)

30 November 2005

Applications for the appointment of counsel to act for Judge Spencer and for payment of counsel's costs dismissed for lack of jurisdiction and inappropriateness. The power to appoint counsel and to grant Special Aid is vested in the Court and not in the Chief Judge who is distinct from the Court.

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