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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    July, 1968
    Barbados

    This Act provides for town and country planning and other planning in relation with development in Barbados.The Act defines duties of the Minister and constitutes a Town and Country Planning Advisory Committee. Development plans shall be prepared by the Chief Town Planner.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    February, 1955
    Barbados

    This Act concerns civil proceedings initiated by or against the Crown and rights and civil liability of the Crown and concerns property, including land, of the Crown subject to proceedings or claims.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Barbados, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision for measures for the prevention of floods in Barbados. The Minister may by Order declare any area to be a flood area. The Chief Technical Officer may from time to time prepare plans for the approval of the Minister for the execution of flood works in any flood area, having regard to the coastal zone management plan referred to under the Coastal Zone Management Act. When the plans have been approved, written notice thereof shall be given to any person whose land, premises, plants, trees or growing crops may be affected by such flood works.

  4. 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act provides rules relative to acquisition of land and other property by the State for public purposes.It sets out procedures and conditions for acquisition either by agreement or on the basis of unilateral action by the Commissioner of Lands. In both cases, a declaration of the Minister regarding the necessity of acquisition for public purposes is required. The Act also makes provision with respect to temporary occupation of private land and appeal to Court against decisions of the Commissioner.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision for the recording of certain legal deeds and patents and the effect of such recording and prescribes penalties for the selling or mortgaging of land, tenements and hereditaments twice.The Act sets out certain conditions for a transfer of any freehold or inheritance and defines the legal effect in terms of evidence of the recording of deeds at the Record Office. The Act also provides for the recording of full satisfaction obtained by a mortgagee of any lands or tenements.

  7. 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.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act allows owners or occupiers of land for cultivation to pledge crops growing on the land and other produce originating from the land as security for agricultural loans. The Act defines the effect of the pledge and requires contracts to be recorded with the Record Office. The Act also defines powers of creditors in relation with recovery of loans and defines the offence of fraud by the borrower.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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