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New Zealand: Acts affecting Native Lands, 1886, 1888-91 and 1894-95

[10th September, 1890

[10th September, 1890.
Whereas the Native Affairs Committee of the Legislative Council, Preamble. reporting on the twenty-second day of November, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, on a petition of Horomona Paatu, recommended that he should be granted certain unappropriated swamp land on the Aparima Reserve, in satisfaction of all his claims to the said reserve, but the said Horomona Paatu has refused to accept the said land; and, various efforts having been made to arrive at a satisfactory arrangement in the matter, the said Horomona Paatu has consented to accept the lands hereinafter mentioned in full satisfaction of his claims as aforesaid, and it is expedient that the Governor should be authorised to make a grant of the last-mentioned lands accordingly:

Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1.The Short Title of this Act is "The Horomona Paatu Land-grant Short Title. Act, 1890."
2.The Governor at any time after the passing of this Act may, Grant to Horomona Paatu may be made. in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty, grant to Horomona Paatu and his heirs the land in the Township of Waimatuku, and the County of Wallace, described in the Schedule, the said lands to be granted inalienably to the said Horomona Paatu and his heirs, and to be deemed to be granted in full satisfaction of all outstanding claims to any portion of the Aparima Native Reserve which the said Horomona Paatu may be deemed to have had or to have.