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[Collected Rules and Regulations of the Native Land Court, in English and Māori]

Notice of Applications and Sittings of the Court

Notice of Applications and Sittings of the Court.

73.In the absence of special directions, notice of all applications, and of the sitting of the Court thereon, shall be in Form No. 34, and shall be inserted in the Maori language in the Kahiti. Notice of applications to annul or vary restrictions, or for confirmation of alienation, or for partition, shall also be inserted in the Gazette in the English language.
74.Copies of such notice shall be sent by post to each of the applicants whose applications are noted therein, and to the Chief Surveyor and such other persons as the Registrar shall think necessary, or as the Chief Judge shall direct.page 11
75.An order appointing a time and place for the sitting of the Court shall be in Form No. 35. Due notice of an order of adjournment made before the time appointed for the opening of a sitting shall be given by the Registrar.
76.If an adjournment is made after the opening of a sitting, it shall be sufficient if a minute of such adjournment be made in the minute-book of the Court.
77.It shall be the duty of the Registrar to transmit all applications notified to be heard at any sitting of the Court, together with all plans and other documents relating thereto, and a copy of the notice, to the Judge who is to preside at such Court, whose duty it shall then be to obtain the attendance of an Assessor if requisite, and with him attend at the time and place appointed, and hear and determine all matters properly brought before the Court.
78.Notice of intention to bring any other business before the Court in addition to that notified in the first instance may, with the sanction of the Chief Judge, be given from time to time; but parties applying for any special notification may be required to deposit with the Registrar a sufficient sum to defray the cost of printing and circulating the same.
79.A supplementary notice may be in Form No. 36. Subject to these rules, the Court shall decide upon the sufficiency of any notice.