This Act concerns control of holding of interests in land in Montserrat by foreigners, i.e. persons other than a person belonging to Montserrat (as defined in section 2(2)(b) of the Immigration Act). Subject to the provisions of this Act, neither land in Montserrat nor a mortgage on land in Montserrat shall, be held by a person not belonging to Montserrat, and any land or mortgage so held shall be forfeited to Her Majesty.
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Library ResourceLegislationApril, 2015Montserrat
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1977Belize
This Act provides generally for registration of rights in land and land tenure in Belize. “Land” includes land covered with water, all things growing on land and buildings and other things permanently affixed to land. Except as otherwise provided in this Act, but subject to section 38 of National Lands Act, no law, practice or procedure relating to land shall apply to land registered under this Act so far as it is inconsistent with this Act.
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2016Antigua and Barbuda
This Act amends the Barbuda Land Act in section 2 (concerning the definition of "major development"), in section 6 (concerning the lease of land for major development, in section 8 (concerning the conversion of rights into leases and in section 11 (concerning administration and development of land.
Amends: Barbuda Land Act, 2007 (No. 23 of 2007). (2007-11-16)
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 1992Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
This Act provides with respect to the management and conservation of forest resources in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It also provides for the protection of water resources present in forest areas and lease of forest land.
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 1999Montserrat
This Order, made under section 13 of the Landholding Control Act, specifies fees for purposes of that section. Fees are to be paid for the first grant or renewal of a landholding licence or another licence to own or lease land by foreigners.
Implements: Landholding Control Act (Cap. 8.02) (2002-01-01)
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 2006Saint Lucia
The provisions of this Act shall apply only to land, interests in land, or dealings in land, registered under this Act. This Act sets forth organization, administration, duties, authorities and responsibilities of the Land Registry and registrars. A Registrar of Lands shall be appointed by the Public Service Commission to manage the Land Registry in accordance with this Act. The Land Registry includes a register in respect of every parcel which has been adjudicated in accordance with the Land Adjudication Act and a register in respect of each lease required by this Act to be registered.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2013Guyana
The primary objective of the National Land Use Plan (NLUP) is to provide a strategic framework to guide land development in Guyana. As such the NLUP is built upon a number of national policies and strategies that have a direct relevance for land use and land management. A main objective of the NLUP is to enable financial resources to be targeted at optimal land uses at the regional level.The NLUP aims to suggest a number of options for particular areas that can then guide decision-makers and attract inward investment.
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 2017Belize
The principal Act is amended by repealing and replacing section 3. This section allows the Minister to delegate to either any Minister of State appointed to assist the Minister, or to the Commissioner or any other senior officer of the Ministry responsible for Lands, his or her authority to carry out any of the functions under the provisions of this Act, other than sections 5(2) (Appointment of an advisory Committee), 23 (rules and regulations with respect to reserves created under section 6 of the principal Act), and 44 (Regulations to give effect to sections 41 to 46).
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 2017Belize
This Act amends the Registered Land Act by inserting a new section 3A, which allows the Minister to delegate certain functions. The Minister may, by Order published in the Gazette, delegate to any Minister of State appointed to assist him, the exercise or performance of all or any of the powers or functions conferred upon the Minister under the provisions of this Act specified in this Act (The specified provisions are those conferred functions on the Minister (other than sections 4, 110(5) (a) and (b) and 156).
Amends: Registered Land Act (Cap. 194). (1992)
Library ResourceNational PoliciesApril, 2014Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
The Food and Nutrition Security Policy and Action Plan constitute a national cross-sectoral strategic document of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Its main objective is to ensure long-term food and nutrition security and the enjoyment by all in the Caribbean Community Member States of the “right to food”.The document provides for elimination of hunger, food security and malnutrition. To this end, it sets out measures concerning implementation of a Zero Hunger Initiative which will reduce the level of hunger and undernourishment in St.
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