No. 283 of 1882.—Petition of the Thames County Council (No. 1).
Petitioners state that a sum of £8,802 5s. 1d. has been paid as revenue from the Thames Gold Field to the Native owners between the 1st January, 1877, and the 14th June, 1882, which ought to have been paid to the County Council. Petitioners pray for inquiry and redress.
I am directed to report as follows:—
That, as this is purely a question of law, it be referred to the Government for consideration.
No. 283 of 1882.—Pukapuka-inoi a te Kaute Kaunihera o Te Teemu (Nama 1).
E Ki ana nga kai-pitihana e £8802 5s. 1d. i utua ki nga Maori o te Teemu i nga moni i puta mai i nga takoha mahinga koura, timata mai i te 1 o Hanuere, 1877, tae noa ki te 1 o Hune, 1882, ko te mea tika ke kia utua ki te Kaute Kaunihera. E inoi ana nga kai-pitihana kia ata whiriwhiria kia rapua hoki he oranga mo ratou.
Kua whakahaua ahau kia ki penei:—
He mea ke tenei hei rapu i runga i nga ritenga o te Ture no reira i tika ai kia tukua atu ma te Kawanatanga e ata whakaaro.