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

Interpretation

Interpretation.

1. In these Rules and Regulations, if not inconsistent with the context,—

"Alienation" means any sale, lease, contract, or other disposition, absolute or limited, mortgage, charge, lien, or encumbrance:

"Court" means the Native Land Court:

"Committee " means the Committee to be nominated and appointed pursuant to "The Native Land Court Act, 1894":

"Minister" means the Minister of Native Affairs:

"Mortgage" includes charge, lien, or encumbrance:

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"Owner" includes a grantee named in a Crown grant, a person registered as proprietor under "The Land Transfer Act, 1885", a person named as owner in any memorial of ownership or certificate of title or order issued by the Court, a person registered in the Court under the provisions of the seventeenth section of "The Native Land Act, 1867," a person found by any Court of competent jurisdiction to be beneficially interested under any trust, and any person holding under a will or declared to be the successor to a deceased owner:

"Proprietor" means a corporate owner:

"Resolution" means any resolution passed by a majority in number of the proprietors present personally or by proxy at any general meeting and voting on such resolution.