The bill is largely based on recommendations made by the Law Commission in 2013.
New Zealand officials are not yet convinced the Australian laws are the right way to go.
A torrent of iwi and hapu applications for customary marine title is threatening to swamp government and court authorities.
Pay equity decisions will be made in ignorance of any principle in economics.
An OIA response shows the LCRO has 233 pending cases that are more than two years old.
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