The Investor Sentiment - Equity and investments forum for Sri Lankans
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» MTD WALKERS - KAPI
Today at 6:50 pm by dhanurrox

» අනං මනං! #/+?.<>
Today at 5:55 pm by Ethical Trader

» විශිෂ්ඨ සිල්ලර වෙළෙන්දෙකුගේ ජීවිත කතාව
Today at 12:15 pm by Ethical Trader

» Flying is the Safest mode of Transport
Today at 6:37 am by කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා

» AAIC.N0000
Yesterday at 9:50 pm by serene

» Thread for News on CSE and SL Economy
Yesterday at 8:26 pm by ruwan326

» REXP.N0000 ( RICHARD PIERIS EXPORTS PLC)
Yesterday at 11:51 am by yellow knife

» AMF.N0000
Yesterday at 11:23 am by serene

» இனிய பொங்கல்
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:15 pm by nihal123

» DIPD.N0000 (Dipped Products)
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:18 pm by PANTOMATH

» HUNA.N0000
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:29 pm by Ethical Trader

» Blessing in Disguise!! It's high time Brothers!!
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:35 am by serene

» Thread for News on Local and Foreign Politics
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:26 am by ruwan326

» LLUB.N0000 (CHEVRON LUBRICANTS LANKA PLC)
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:45 pm by PANTOMATH

» කෝටි 4620 ක බැඳුම්කර නීතියට පිටින් ශ‍්‍රී ලංකන්ට දීලා
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:18 pm by Ethical Trader

» JINS.N0000 ( Janashakthi Insurance PLC)
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:12 pm by smallville

» Dividend Announcement
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:28 am by serene

» Thread for News on International Markets
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:40 am by The Invisible

» LDEV - Lankem Developments
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:14 pm by ruwan326

» අවුරුද්ද අප කයි - අපි අවුරද්ද කමු (ජනවාරි පළමුවැනිදා)
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:23 pm by malanp

» සැන්ඩි එපා!
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:01 pm by serene

» අසිරිමත් සුබ නව වසරකට ආසිරි !
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:08 pm by PANTOMATH

» SHL.N0000 (Softlogic Holdings PLC)
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:04 pm by EBHRAHIMCANADA

»  වසරක කාලය තුළ ඉන්දියාවේ ඉහළම ආදායම් ලාභීන්
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:47 am by nihal123

» අයදුමේ දී ඡායාරූප ‘ඇලවීම‘ අවශ්‍ය නැති ජාතික හැඳුනුම්පත ජනවාරි 01 සිට දිවයිනටම
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:37 pm by lanka

» මැදපෙරදිගට පමණක්‘ පාස්පෝට් මින් ඉදිරියට නැහැ
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:18 pm by Ethical Trader

» BFN - Orient Finance
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:53 pm by serene

» Wishing Everyone a Happy Christmas !
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:27 am by spw19721

» Happy Birthday
Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:13 am by sashimaal

» Trading Journal
Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:11 am by PANTOMATH

» COMB.N0000 ( COMMERCIAL BANK OF CEYLON PLC )
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:41 am by The Invisible

» In the Meantime, Within Our Shores !
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:44 am by කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා

» Buy International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in jordan((WhatsApp:+237675967490))
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:55 am by nihal123

» AINS - Arpico Insurance
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:43 am by The Invisible

» CFVF - First Capital
Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:18 am by Ethical Trader

» Obituary Notice.
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:18 am by sashimaal

» බඩගිනී
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:20 am by Ethical Trader

»  Rajgama heroes !
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:43 am by කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා

» BOPL.N0000 (Bogawantalawa Tea Estates PLC)
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:35 am by The Invisible

» Sri Lanka economic slowdown trims company profits, bank earnings grow
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:04 pm by nihal123

» Better Than Bitcoin
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:42 am by කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා

» Hutchison, Etisalat complete mobile networks merger in Sri Lanka
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:30 am by The Invisible

» Oil prices surge more than 5-pct
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:53 pm by Ethical Trader

» CCS.N0000 ( Ceylon Cold Stores)
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:03 am by The Invisible

» HAYC - Haycarb
Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:04 pm by xmart

» LGL Laugfs Gas
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:43 am by The Invisible

» Oil prices gain as investors eye Fed relief on interest rates
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:41 am by The Invisible

» ලැයිස්තුගත සමාගම් 8 ක් කොටස් ගනුදෙනු තහනම් වීමේ අවදානමක
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:34 am by nihal123

» අපි තනිකර ලෝකය දිව යන්නේ
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:32 am by කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා

» NDB.N0000 (NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT BANK PLC)
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:32 am by The Invisible

January 2019
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Calendar Calendar

Disclaimer


Information posted in this forum are entirely of the respective members' personal views. The views posted on this open online forum of contributors do not constitute a recommendation buy or sell. The site nor the connected parties will be responsible for the posts posted on the forum and will take best possible action to remove any unlawful or inappropriate posts.
All rights to articles of value authored by members posted on the forum belong to the respective authors. Re-using without the consent of the authors is prohibited. Due credit with links to original source should be given when quoting content from the forum.
This is an educational portal and not one that gives recommendations. Please obtain investment advises from a Registered Investment Advisor through a stock broker

New Zealand River Granted Same Legal Rights As Human Being

Go down

New Zealand River Granted Same Legal Rights As Human Being

Post by Backstage on Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:44 am

New Zealand River Granted Same Legal Rights As Human Being


Whanganui River now has the legal status of a person under a unique Treaty settlement passed into law today.

The settlement means the river, the third-longest in the country, has all the rights, duties and liabilities that come with personhood.

Among other things, the river could now be represented in court proceedings, Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson said.

"I know the initial inclination of some people will say it's pretty strange to give a natural resource a legal personality.

"But it's no stranger than family trusts, or companies or incorporated societies."

The river would be represented by two officials, one from the Whanganui iwi and the other from the Crown.

Labour's Te Tai Hauauru MP Adrian Rurawhe said that in Whanganui, the wellbeing of the river was directly linked to the wellbeing of the people.

Therefore, the concept of treating a river as a person was not unusual for Maori. It was captured in the well-known Maori saying, "I am the river and the river is me".

"It's not that we've changed our worldview, but people are catching up to seeing things the way that we see them," Rurawhe said.

It is the first time legal status has been given to a natural resource in New Zealand, but a similar legal innovation was used in the Tuhoe settlement in 2013.

In that case, Te Urewera National Park in the central North Island was also recognised as a legal entity with all the rights of a person. The land was legally owned by nobody, but jointly managed by the Crown and Tuhoe.

The Whanganui Treaty settlement also included $80m in financial redress, $30m towards a contestable fund to improve the health of the river, and $1m to establish the legal framework for the river.

Finlayson said the settlement brought the longest-running litigation in New Zealand history to an end.

Whanganui iwi had fought for recognition of its relationship with the river since the 1870s, he said. (NZH)

avatar
Backstage
Top contributor
Top contributor

Posts : 3312
Join date : 2014-02-24

Back to top Go down

Re: New Zealand River Granted Same Legal Rights As Human Being

Post by කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා on Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:38 pm

avatar
කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා
Top contributor
Top contributor

Posts : 7590
Join date : 2014-02-23
Age : 60
Location : රජ්ගම

Back to top Go down

Re: New Zealand River Granted Same Legal Rights As Human Being

Post by The Alchemist on Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:02 pm

Flower Power !
to be read as flow - er (as a river flows)

The Alchemist
Top contributor
Top contributor

Posts : 598
Join date : 2014-02-25

Back to top Go down

Re: New Zealand River Granted Same Legal Rights As Human Being

Post by Ethical Trader on Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:35 pm

avatar
Ethical Trader
Top contributor
Top contributor

Posts : 4781
Join date : 2014-02-28

Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum