Volume 5, No. 21
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THE MAORI MESSENGER TE KARERE MAORI. VOL. V.] AUCKLAND, OCT. 30. 1858.—AKARANA, OKETOPA 30, 1858. [No,18. AN ACT TO MAKE BETTER PROVISION FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUS- TICE IN NATIVE DISTRICTS. (4th August, 1858.) (CONTINUED.) IV.—JURISDICTION AMD PROCEDURE GENERALLY. XXIV. All questions not triable by a Jury shall be determined according to the opinion of the presiding Resident Magistrate, concurred in by the Assessor or Assessors sitting with him, or concurred in by a majority of such Assessors, and not other- wise. XXV. The presiding Resident Magistrate, and the Assessors, or any of them, may with the consent of the Jury in any action or proceeding, whether Civil or Criminal, be present at, and take a part in the deliberations of the Jury. XXVI. Every person wilfully and cor- BE TURE WHAKARITE TIKANGA MO TE WHAKAHAERE WHAKAWA KI NGA TAKIWA MAORI. [4 Akuhata, 1858.] (HE ROANGA.) IV.—TIKANGA WHAKAHAERE WHAKAWA. XXIV. Ko nga mea kahore e ahei te whakawa e te Runanga Huuri, me whakaoti ki runga ki te whakaaro o te Kai-whakawa Tuturu e noho ana hei Tumuaki mo te Koo- ti , kia whakaaetia ia e te Kai -whakawa Maori e nga Kai-whakawa Maori ranei e noho tahi ana me ia, e te tokomaha ranei o ratou, ka- hore e whakaotia ketia hoki. XXV. Ka meinga kia ahei i te Kaiwha- kawa Tuturu e noho ana hei Tumuaki, ratou ko nga Kai-whakawa Maori, ko etahi ranei o ratou, te noho tahi te uru hoki ki ta te Runanga Huuri hurihuri whakaaro i nga Mea Whakawa, Hiwhiri ranei, Kirimina ra- nei, me he mea ka whakaaetia e taua Runa- nga Huuri. XXVI. Ko te tangata ka tinihanga ka mea i runga i te whakaaro ka whakapu- aki i te korero teka ki te aroaro o tetahi Kooti pera, i runga i te oati, ka meinga kua hara Oati teka, a ka ahei te ki iho kia here- herea kiu whakamahia, ina whakaponotia