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Treaty of Waitangi (Fisheries Claims) Settlement Act 1992 (NZ)

Category: Legislation
Binomial Name: Government of New Zealand
Sub Category:Legislation
Location:Aotearoa - New Zealand
Subject Matter:Land Settlement
Summary Information:
The Treaty of Waiangi (Fisheries Claims) Settlement Act 1992 is an Act:
(a) To give effect to the settlement of claims relating to Maori fishing rights;
(b) To make better provision for Maori non-commercial traditional and customary fishing rights and interests; and
(c) To make better provision for Maori participation in the management and conservation of New Zealand's fisheries.

The Act enshrines the Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Settlement, and opened the way for the development of allocation procedures for Maori fisheries assets.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Settlement
  • Treaty of Waitangi
  • Ngati Mutunga Deed of Settlement
  • Organisation
  • Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission
  • Waitangi Tribunal
  • New Zealand Government
  • Legislation
  • Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 (NZ)
  • Maori Fisheries Act 1989 (NZ)
  • Maori Fisheries Act 2004 (NZ)

  • References

    Book Chapter
    O'Regan, T, Palmer, L, Langton, M, (2006) 'Keeping the Fires Burning: Grievance and Aspiration in the Ngai Tahu Settlement' in Marcia Langton et al (eds), Settling with Indigenous People: Modern treaty and agreement-making (The Federation Press, 2006).
    Resource
    New Zealand Government (1992) Treaty of Waitangi (Fisheries Claims) Settlement Act 1992

    Glossary

    Legislation | Settlement Legislation (New Zealand)

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