New Zealand, Its Advantages and Prospects, as a British Colony: With a Full Account of the Land Claims, Sales of Crown Lands, Aborigines, Etc., Etc

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T. & W. Boone, 1842 - Maori (New Zealand people) - 366 pages
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Page 327 - ... it shall and may be lawful for the said commissioners, and they are hereby required to...
Page 314 - Be it therefore enacted, that it shall be lawful for Her Majesty, by letters patent to be from time to time issued under the great seal of the United Kingdom, to erect into a separate Colony or Colonies any islands which now are or which hereafter may be comprised within and be dependencies of the said Colony of New South Wales.
Page 332 - ... by this act, shall be deemed guilty of wilful and corrupt perjury, and being thereof duly convicted shall be liable to such pains and penalties as by any laws now in force any persons convicted of wilful and corrupt perjury are subject and liable to...
Page 320 - Governor-General, or, in the event of his death, incapacity, or absence, to such person or persons as may, from time to time, under the provisions of these Our Letters Patent, administer the Government of Our said Dominion.
Page 309 - New Zealand, and anxious to protect their just Rights and Property, and to secure to them the enjoyment of Peace and Good Order, has deemed it necessary, in consequence of the great number of Her Majesty's Subjects who have already settled in New Zealand, and the rapid extension of Emigration both from Europe and Australia...
Page 309 - Waitangi and We the Separate and Independent Chiefs of New Zealand claiming authority over the Tribes and Territories which are specified after our respective names, having been made fully to understand the Provisions of the foregoing Treaty, accept and enter...
Page 309 - Majesty therefore being desirous to establish a settled form of Civil Government with a view to avert the evil consequences which must result from the absence of the necessary Laws and Institutions alike to the native population and to Her subjects...
Page 319 - Dominion, a pardon, either free or subject to lawful conditions, or any respite of the execution of the sentence of any such offender, for such period as to...
Page 309 - The Chiefs of the Confederation of the United Tribes of New Zealand and the separate and independent Chiefs who have not become members of the Confederation cede to Her Majesty the Queen of England absolutely and without reservation all the rights and powers of Sovereignty which the said Confederation or Individual Chiefs respectively exercise or possess, or may be supposed to exercise or to possess over their respective Territories as the sole Sovereigns thereof.
Page 115 - All dealings with the Aborigines for their lands must be conducted on the same principles of sincerity, justice, and good faith, as must govern your transactions with them for the recognition of Her Majesty's Sovereignty in the Islands. Nor is this all: they must not be permitted to enter into any contracts in which they might be the ignorant and unintentional authors of injuries to themselves. You will not, for example, purchase from them any territory, retention of which by them would be essential,...

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