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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 1956
    Kiribati

    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.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2013
    Vanuatu

    This Act amends the Land Reform Act by addition of provisions (replacing sections 6,7 and 8) concerning, among other things; the certification of negotiator of land rights or land disputes of custom land owners; the identification of custom owners or disputing groups by the National Coordinator; consultation with the custom owners; procedures of the negotiation process including a custom owners’ consultation report; consent to a negotiated lease; notification of intention to register lease instrument; appointment of the Land Ombudsman; lodging of complaints with the Land Ombudsman; function

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    The Schedule to the Land Leases Act is further amended by the repeal of subparagraph (b) of paragraph 3 and the substitution therefore of the following paragraph:"(b) The Government, any Local Government Council, any Municipal Council and the National Housing Corporation shall be exempted from payment of any fees under this Act."

    Amends: Land Leases Act (Cap. 163). (1988)

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    A new section is inserted which prescribes that it shall be implied in every registered lease created prior to a specified date or created on or after the relevant date an agreement between the lessee and the lessor to the effect that lessee shall not dispose of the leased land or part thereof or interest comprised therewith without the previous written consent of the lessor, and the lessor shall not withhold such consent by the unreasonably.

    Amends: Land Leases Act (Cap. 163). (1988)

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    This Act amends the Strata Titles Act by inserting two new sections: section 1A provides that provisions of the Strata Titles Act that relate to a strata plan that contains a subdivision of land, apply only to a strata plan that contains a subdivision of land which was registered before the commencement of the Strata Titles (Amendment) Act 2013; section 1B prohibits a strata plan from containing any subdivision of land and prohibits registration of a strata plan that contains a subdivision.

    Amends: Strata Titles Act (Cap. 266). (2006)

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    Sections 10, 11, 12 and 13 of the principal Act are repealed by this Act. The repeal of sections 10, 11, 12 and 13 of the principal Act shall not affect: (a) any declaration, order, or rule made, certificate authority or permit granted, registration effected or other thing done; or (b) any right, privilege, obligation or liability acquired, accrued or incurred. Section 9 is amended accordingly.

    Amends: Land Reform Act (Cap. 123). (1988)

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    An Act to provide for matters relating to land within urban areas or urban communities declared by Order of the Minister in accordance with sections 2 and 3. The leases on land situated within urban communities are transferable freely between natural persons and/or bodies corporate subject to the following provisions: (a) all applications for the transfer of leases shall continue to be submitted to the Ministry of Lands for approval with copies given to the custom owners or their legal representative, or to the Municipality in the case of public land.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Marshall Islands, Oceania

    In keeping with the objective of the Constitution of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, to declare by Act the customary law of the land, there is hereby established a Commission called the Customary Law Commission.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    The Part applies in relation to custom owners of land who had a right to compensation under section 11 of the Land Reform Act immediately before the section was repealed by the Land Reform (Amendment) Act No. 6 of 1992. The Government is to determine the amount of compensation payable to the custom owners of the land. In determining the amount of compensation, the Government must take into account the market value of the land and any other matters that it considers relevant.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Niue, Oceania

    This amendment of the principal Act introduces Chapters on land tenure, grants of Crown land, ownership Niuean land, land for church purposes, the land court of Niue, the land appellate court of Niue, acquisition of land for public purposes and some other matters.

    Amends: Niue Act 1966. (1966-10-07)

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