Legislation to Restore Character, Mana, and Reputation: Mokomoko (Restoration of Character, Mana, and Reputation) Bill

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Carwyn Jones

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

This article considers how the Mokomoko Bill would operate to give effect to an agreement between the Crown and the descendants of Mokomoko for the Crown to obtain both statutory recognition of the free pardon granted to Mokomoko in 1992 and a declaration that the character, mana, and reputation of Mokomoko and his uri (descendants) are restored.

Keywords: Treaty of Waitangi, treaty settlement, indigenous cultures, Māori

JEL Classification: K10, K39

Suggested Citation

Jones, Carwyn, Legislation to Restore Character, Mana, and Reputation: Mokomoko (Restoration of Character, Mana, and Reputation) Bill (2012). (2012) November Māori LR 1-3, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 21/2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2402045

Carwyn Jones (Contact Author)

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Wellington, 6140
New Zealand

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