Aboriginal Rights in the Offshore: Maori Customary Rights under the Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004 (NZ)

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dc.contributor.author Dorsett, Shaunnagh en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:27:42Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-07T06:27:42Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier 2009006577 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Dorsett Shaunnagh 2006, 'Aboriginal Rights in the Offshore: Maori Customary Rights under the Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004 (NZ)', Griffith University, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 74-110. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1038-3441 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14092
dc.description.abstract This article considers the new Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004 (NZ). This Act was passed in response to the Court of Appeal decision in Ngati Apa in 2003, which determined that Maori customary rights had not been extinguished in the foreshore. The Act constitutes one of the more significant international developments in Aboriginal rights in recent years. This article will situate the main aspects of the Act within Commonwealth native title jurisprudence. In particular, it contrasts the approach of the New Zealand courts, and the subsequent legislation, with that of the High Court of Australia, and to a lesser extent the Supreme Court of Canada, in recent years. The article concludes that the New Zealand Act constitutes a particularly ungenerous approach to Aboriginal rights: one that imposes significant hurdles on claimants, even in comparison to Australian native title law. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Griffith University en_US
dc.title Aboriginal Rights in the Offshore: Maori Customary Rights under the Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004 (NZ) en_US
dc.parent Griffith Law Review en_US
dc.journal.volume 15 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 74 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 110 en_US
dc.cauo.name LAW.Faculty of law en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 180100 en_US
dc.personcode 110145 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 2009 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords New Zealand. Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004; Customary law -- New Zealand; Maori (New Zealand people) -- Land tenure; Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- New Zealand; Maori (New Zealand people) -- Legal status, laws, etc; Maori (New Zealand people) -- Claims; Native title (Australia); Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure; Land use -- Law and legislation en_US
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dc.staffid 110145 en_US


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