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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Barbados, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision for the acquisition and disposal of lands by the Crown, for the vesting of land in the Crown and the lease of land by the Crown.All land and public works formerly vested in the Governor-in-Executive Committee shall, pursuant to this Act, vest in the Crown. The Minister may purchase, lease, take, accept or otherwise acquire land for use by the Crown in accordance with provisions of this Act. The Minister may also grant leases, licences of use, easements, etc. on such lands. The Minister may make rules regarding use of such lands.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act shall apply to every undertaking authorized by any subsequent enactment (called “Special Statute”) which shall authorize the purchase or taking of lands for such undertaking and this Act shall be incorporated with such enactment. All the clauses and provisions of this Act, save so far as they shall be expressly varied or excepted by any such enactment, shall apply to the undertaking authorized thereby, so far as the same shall be applicable to such undertaking, and shall form part of such enactment, and be construed together therewith as forming one enactment.

  3. Library Resource

    An Act to make provision for the registration of titles to land and for dealings in land so registered, for the administration of the unregistered system of dealing in titles at the Land Registry, and for purposes connected therewith.

    Legislation
    Barbados, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision for the registration of the ownership of land, lease and other title to land, and for this, and other purposes, establishes the Land Registry.

  4. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate and amend the Acts of Barbados relating to landlord and tenant.

    Legislation
    Barbados, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act contains rules regarding the relationship between landlord and tenant and makes provision with respect to judicial proceedings regarding the relationship between landlord and tenant.The provisions of this Act concern, among other things, payment of rent, distress for the non-payment of arrears of rent including seizure of crops or livestock, fraudulent removal of goods by tenants from leased premises, summary recovery of possessions and other legal actions, ejectment and compensation for crops, fruit trees and unexhausted farm works.

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the registration of premises that are let out and related matters.

    Legislation
    January, 1997
    Americas, Caribbean, Barbados

    This Act requires tenancies for residential or business purposes to be registered with the Commissioner of Inland Revenue. The Act also defines certain duties of a landlord and defines certain actions of the landlord in the relationship with the tenant as an offence.

  6. Library Resource

    An Act to provide a right for tenants of lots in certain tenantries to purchase the freehold in those lots; to alter section 16 of the Constitution to assure the constitutionality of that right; and to provide for matters related or incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Barbados, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act regulates the purchase of freeholds in tenantries. A tenantry means a tenantry specified in the First Schedule (a plantation tenantry) and an area of land, including public land, subdivided before a specified date into lots for letting for specified purposes. “Tenantry” does not include land adjoining the foreshore. The purpose of this Act is to establish by law a right for tenants of lots in tenantries who satisfy the requirements of this Act to purchase the freehold at a purchase price governed by considerations of public policy and the requirements of the Constitution.

  7. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the development of tenantries and for matters connected therewith.

    Legislation
    Barbados, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act concerns the development of tenantries, i.e. an area of land, including public land, subdivided before a specified date into lots for letting for specified purposes. “Tenantry” does not include land adjoining the foreshore. The Minister may design tenantries for purposes of this Act, but only if there are not sufficient on the tenantry including water supply and sewage disposal. The Act sets out the procedure for the approval of development requests.

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to make provision respecting the purchase by tenants of agricultural holdings for the purpose of facilitating agricultural development in Barbados.

    Legislation
    Barbados, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act prescribes that it shall be a term or condition of every tenancy of an agricultural holding of a plantation specified in the First Schedule to this Act that a qualified tenant may purchase the freehold of that agricultural holding at a price to be agreed upon between the landlord and tenant. “Agricultural holding” is defined by the Security of Tenure of Small Holdings Act. A qualified tenant is a tenant that has been cultivating the holding for a specified number of years. An option to purchase shall be exercised in the form as set out in the Second Schedule to this Act.

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the control of tenantries.

    Legislation
    Barbados, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act provides for the control of tenantries, i.e. an area of land, including public land, subdivided before a specified date into lots for letting for specified purposes. Division or sale of a tenantry requires the permission of the Chief Town Planner. The Act also places restrictions on an order of ejectment of tenants to be made on application of an owner or lessee of a tenantry and defines powers of court in an ejectment proceeding.

  10. Library Resource

    An Act to enable persons to construct and maintain private roads for mining, woodcutting, and other purposes on public lands, and to impose and recover, subject to certain conditions, tolls for the use of other persons of such roads.

    Legislation
    Guyana, Americas, South America

    This Act grants power to the Minister to issue permission to anyone to construct or maintain on public lands any road necessary or useful for mining, woodcutting or other purposes. The Minister may attach to the grant of permission such terms and conditions he or she thinks fit including the right to cut timber on public lands for purposes of road. The grantee of the permission shall be deemed to be the owner of the land occupied by the road for purposes of any enactment being in force relating to wilful trespassing on lands. Other provisions relate to land rights in relation to roads.

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