Let Te Reo Speak: Granting Legal Personality to Te Reo Māori

46(4) VUWLR 1081-1110, 2015

29 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2016

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Anthony H. Angelo

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Elisabeth Perham

Government of New Zealand - High Court of New Zealand

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

Against the background of increasing concern about the future sustainability of te reo Māori, this article proposes, as one way to improve the prospects of the language, that te reo Maori be recognised as having legal personality.

Keywords: Māori, Te Reo maori, Te, Reo, legal personality, personality, legal, sustainability, legal recognition

JEL Classification: K00, K1, K10, K19, K2, K23, K3, K33, K39, K4, K40, K41, K49

Suggested Citation

Angelo, Anthony H. and Perham, Elisabeth, Let Te Reo Speak: Granting Legal Personality to Te Reo Māori (2015). 46(4) VUWLR 1081-1110, 2015, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2737096

Anthony H. Angelo (Contact Author)

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law ( email )

PO Box 600
Wellington, 6140
New Zealand

Elisabeth Perham

Government of New Zealand - High Court of New Zealand ( email )

Auckland, CX10222
New Zealand

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