What is the scope of the review?

The scope of the Review is provided in section 122 of the Māori Fisheries Act 2004.  The review must consider and report on —

  1. The effect on the entity under review of the governance arrangements provided for by or under this Act as those arrangements relate to —
    1. The performance of that entity in achieving its duties and functions; and
    2. The ability of that entity to deliver benefits to the beneficiaries of the entity; and
    3. The ability of that entity to contribute to achieving the purposes of the Act; and
  1. The effect of the restrictions on the disposal of settlement assets as they relate to the ability of—
    1. Mandated iwi organisations (and their asset-holding companies and subsidiaries of the asset-holding companies) to deliver benefits to the members of their iwi; and
    2. Aotearoa Fisheries Limited to deliver benefits to its income shareholders; and
  1. Whether, without creating an inconsistency with the purposes of this Act or with the purpose of Te Ohu Kai Moana, the interests of the beneficiaries of the Deed of Settlement would be better served by changes to—
    1. The governance arrangements of an entity:
    2. The restrictions on the disposal of settlement assets.