MLC coat of armsWe operate under many pieces of legislation and legislative instruments (rules and regulations). In addition, to help you understand the technical and legal detail about how legislation is interpreted, we also publish all reserved decisions of our court.

Our decisions

You can find decisions or judgments of the Māori Appellate Court from 1993 onwards, and the Māori Land Court from 2001 by using our decision finder:

Alternative sources of decisions from our court are:

If you are looking for a particular decision or judgment please contact us for more assistance

Citation style

Māori Land and Appellate Court citation styles and minute book abbreviations are outlined in:

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Māori Land Court Judgment Delivery

For information about the process by which parties to proceedings before the court may obtain information about the status of any reserved decision, and for information relating to outstanding judgments, see:

Māori Land Court Judgment Delivery [PDF, 128 KB]

Māori Land Court Recusal Guidelines

For information about Māori Land Court recusal guidelines, see:

Māori Land Court recusal guidelines [PDF, 226 KB]

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