This Act makes provisions for the alienation of private (custom) land and the use of public land by custom users, the development of public land and various other matters relative to land titles, use and management.The Act consists of 24 sections divided into 13 Parts: Interpretation (1); Encumbrances (2); Alienated Land (3); Negotiations and Agreements Relating to Custom Land (4); Management of Land (5); Public Land (6); Compensation (6a); Registered Leases (7); Rights of Entry (8); Land Corporations (9); Roads (10); Use of Force and Damage (11); Regulations and Offences (12).The Minister shall have general management and control over all land: (a) occupied by alienators where either there is no approved agreement in accordance with sections 6 or 7 or the ownership is disputed; or (b) not occupied by an alienator but where ownership is disputed; or (c) not occupied by an alienator, and which in the opinion of the Minister is inadequately maintained. The Minister may, by Order, establish corporate bodies for the better carrying into effect of the purposes of this Act.
Implemented by: Land Reform Procedure Rules Published (Cap 123). (2006)
Implemented by: Form for the Application for Approval for Change of Lease Type Order 2014 (No. 161 of 2014). (2014-08-22)
Implemented by: Form for the Application for Approval for Rural subdivision (Rural Lands) Order 2014 (No. 160 of 2014). (2014-08-22)
Implemented by: Form for the Application for Lease on State Land (Urban) Order 2014 (No. 158 of 2014). (2014-09-01)
Implemented by: Form for the Application for Negotiators Certificate Order 2014 (No. 159 of 2014). (2014-08-22)
Implemented by: Land Reform (Rural Alienated Land) Regulations. (2006)
Implemented by: Land Reform (Rural land Corporation) Regulations. (1988)
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