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Minerals Instrument
Taonga Tuturu Instrument
Minor Amendments Due to Law Changes


Minerals Instrument

Hapu ownership of non-nationalised minerals in CMT areas (in accordance with the 2011 Act) has been added and also a process for hapu to receive royalties paid under pre-existing privileges.

Taonga Tuturu Instrument

Hapu are to have prima facie ownership of any newlyfound taonga in CMT areas until ownership of such taonga is determined by the Maori Land Court. If no competing claims to such taonga are filed, then the hapu will become the owner.

Minor Amendments Due to Law Changes

In addition, there are a number of amendments to defined terms to reflect the Marine and Coastal Area Act and also to reflect amendments to other legislation such as the Resource Management Act and changes in the state sector (eg, Ministry of Fisheries changes to Ministry of
Primary Industries).