Supreme Court Will Not Rule on MRP Sale Before Feb 18
Supreme Court Will Not Rule on MRP Sale Before Feb
NEW ZEALAND MAORI COUNCIL
The New Zealand Maori Council acknowledges the Minute of
the Supreme Court issued this afternoon.
lawyer for the Council, says the Court advised that the
judgment of the Court will not be delivered by 18 February
and that the court anticipates being able to deliver
judgment by the end of February.
Ms Hall says the
New Zealand Maori Council is seeking to preserve the
protections of Maori cultural and economic proprietary
interests in water, as it has for twenty years.
trusts that the Crown will not be moved to any precipitous
action for the sake of another 10 days or so, and looks
forward to the decision in due course.
14 FEBRUARY 2013
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