New Zealand Law Society - Commissioner of Crown Lands appointment

Commissioner of Crown Lands appointment

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Acting Commissioner of Crown Lands Craig Harris has been officially appointed to the role for a term of two years.

The Commissioner is an independent statutory officer responsible for Crown land.

This includes being the landlord for Crown pastoral and other lessees, and consenting to activities on Crown land such as scrub clearing, felling or planting trees and sowing seed.

Mr Harris has been acting Commissioner for the past two years on secondment.