This Act provides rules relative to prospecting, quarrying and mining of minerals. The Act also regulates the exportation of radioactive minerals and safeguards rights of Amerindians in respect of land and restricts rights of Amerindians to take minerals.The Minister may constitute part of Guyana as a mining district. All minerals shall vest in the State.
This Act provides for remedies in the case of disputes involving sale of an immovable common property that is undivided in shares. Any owner may request the Court to direct the sale of the property and the distribution of proceeds thereof. The Court shall have also discretion to direct a sale where sale is not requested by an owner of a moiety or upwards in accordance with section 4 (sect. 5).
The Act applies to: (a) dwelling houses; (b) all building land (c) public or commercial buildings. Agricultural land seems to be excluded from the application of the Act. (29 sections and a Schedule)
This Act provides for local government of Amerindians, i.e. an Indian who is a member of a tribe indigenous to Guyana. For this purpose Amerindian Districts, Amerindian Areas and Amerindian Villages are established.The Act also provides for the protection of property of Amerindians and establishes the Amerindian Purposes Fund.
The Director of Geological Surveys and any officer of his/her Department or any other officer authorized may enter on lands and undertake other actions set out in article 3 for purposes of carrying out geological surveys authorized by the Minister. A notice of survey shall be given in advance to the owner or occupier of the land in question.
The 30 sections of the Act are divided into 7 Parts: Without title (sects. 1 and 2); The Sea Defence Board (I); Sea Defence Districts (II); Maintenance, Management and Construction of Sea Defences (III); Financial (IV); Offences (V); Miscellaneous (Part VI). (One Schedule: Boundaries of Sea Defence Districts).
This Act provides for local government in Guyana. It defines functions and powers of village councils, country councils and rural authorities.The Minister may enforce obligations of local authorities in the field of supply of water and sewerage and may exercise the powers of a local authority whenever is appears expedient to the Minister to do so.
This Act establishes the Guyana Lands and Survey Commission as a body corporate. The Commission shall be the successor to the Lands and Surveys Department.
This Act concern waterworks to prevent floods and the protection of the foreshore. The 27 sections of the Act are divided into 7 Parts; Without title (sects. 1-2); Supervision of Defences (sects. 3-4); Works of Defence (sects. 5-12); Protection of Foreshore (sects. 13-16); Appeals (sects. 17); Loans for Works (sects. 18-19); Miscellaneous Provisions (sects.
This Act validates awards of title of the Commissioner of Title in respect of lands of a specified area of Barbados. The titles shall be deemed to be valid and effectual in law as though the awards were made in compliance with provisions of the Land Registry Act.