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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Namibia, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision for the registration of deeds relating to immovable property and the appointment of the Registrar of Deeds. It also provides rules for the alienation of land by the State, the manner of transfer of land in general and concerns rights in immovable property and related to leases. If the State alienates State land not previously registered in the name of any other person, then the State may transfer the ownership in the land to the transferee by means of a deed of grant issued in terms of proper authority.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The Governor shall appoint a Commission to deal with concessions confirmed by the Chief Court. Any concession or grant on land conferring any of the rights listed in article 4 shall be suspended until further notification is made according to the provisions of this Act.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Namibia, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision for the establishment of the Namibian Council for Professional Land Surveyors, Technical Surveyors and Survey Technicians and for the registration of practitioners by the Registrar of the Council and regulates their qualification, professional conduct and practice.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Lesotho, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision for a wide variety of matters relating to land tenure and reform in Lesotho including the definition of rights in land, allocation of land in rural areas, grant of title in land, vesting of land in authorities, government acquisitions and acquisition and expropriation of land for public purpose, grant of long-term leases and regularization and adjudication of title in land, including resolution of disputes by specialized land courts established under this Act. All land in Lesotho is vested in the Basotho Nation and is held in trust by the King.

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the establishment of the Land Administration Authority as the main body responsible for land administration, land registration, cadastre, mapping and surveying and matters incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Lesotho, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act establishes the Land Administration Authority as a body corporate and provides with respect to its functions and powers and its administration and management. The Authority shall be an agency of the Government of Lesotho responsible for land administration and shall operate under the general supervision of the Minister responsible for land matters.

  6. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate and amend the laws in force in Botswana relating to the registration of deeds.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act establishes a deeds registry and provides rules for the registration of deeds, land and the rights in immovable properties.The Act defines the functions and powers of the Registrar who shall be appointed by the President under this Act. The Act also prescribes how land, including State land, must be transferred or partitioned and defines requisites for such transfer or partition to be valid.Other provisions of this Act deal with, among other things, subdivision of land in townships, transfer of mortgaged property, execution of bonds, leases, rights to minerals and servitudes.

  7. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the survey of land in Botswana and to define units of land measure to be recognized in Botswana and for matters incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act provides rules for the survey of land in Botswana and makes provision for the appointment of the Director of Surveys and Lands, for the establishment of the Land Surveyors' Board and for the recognition of land surveyors and the control of their activities. The Act consists of 47 sections divided into 8 Parts.The Director of Surveys and Lands shall supervise and control the survey and charting of land for purposes of registration in the Deeds Registry and carry out other tasks imposed on him or her under this Act. The Land Surveyors' Board shall examine potential land surveyors.

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the survey of land and matters incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    A Surveyor-General for Swaziland shall be appointed by the Minister for Works, Power and Communications, who shall: (a) supervise and control the survey and charting of land; (b) take charge of and preserve all records appertaining to surveys of land; (c) examine all general plans and diagrams of surveys of land before any registration of such land is carried out; (d) define on the diagram of any piece of land the geometrical figure representing any portion of the land; (e) cancel or amend in accordance with any law any general plan or diagram found to be incorrect; (f) prepare, certify and

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to regulate the survey in the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

    Legislation
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

    The text of the Act opens with an extensive interpretation section. It includes definitions of "contiguous", "diagram", "erf", "land surveyor", "owner", "reference mark", and "township". The Minister shall appoint a Chief Surveyor-General (sect. 2). The Chief Surveyor-General shall be in charge of such geodetic, topographical and cadastrial survey and land information services in the republic as the Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs may direct and shall perform the duties specified in section 3. Offices of the Chief Surveyor-General may be established in the provinces (sect. 4).

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