An Ordinance to provide for title and registration of rights in native land. Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance native land shall not be alienated, whether by sale, gift, lease or otherwise, to a person who is not a native. The Chief Lands Officer shall appoint a native lands Registrar for every register of native lands. No lease or sub-lease of any native land shall be valid until it has been approved and registered according with the provisions of this Ordinance. The Ordinance provides also for the survey of lands.
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Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1956Kiribati
Library ResourceLegislationAugust, 1956Oceania, Nauru
This Ordinance makes provision for the establishment of Nauru Lands Committee, defines its functions and powers and its internal organization. The Committee has power to determine questions as to the ownership of, or rights in respect of, land, which arise between Nauruans or Pacific Islanders or between Nauruans and Pacific Islanders. The Ordinance also regulates appeals from decisions of the Committee. The constitution and procedure of the Committee shall be as determined by the Nauru Local Government Council.
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