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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    December, 1996
    India

    This Act, as referred to in Clause (1) of art. 244 of the Constitution, amends part IX of the Constitution, related to Panchayats Extension to the Scheduled Areas. Part IX of the Constitution relating to Panchayats is extended to the Scheduled Areas subject to such exceptions and modifications, as provided in section 4.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    April, 2012
    New Zealand

    The purpose of this Act, consisting of 123 sections divided into three Parts and four Schedules, is to give effect to certain provisions of the deed ofsettlement, which is a deed thatsettlesthe historical claims of Ngāti Pāhauwera.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    April, 2017
    Timor-Leste

    This Law, consisting of 69 articles divided into five Chapters, defines the regime applicable to the expropriation of immovable property and establishes rules and procedures for cases in which the State, with a view to the pursuit of a public purpose, is impelled, in the absence of other viable alternative solutions, to call upon itself the ownership of immovable property in the private domain. It specifies the cases in which expropriation is allowed, such as: when the property must pursue a purpose of public utility.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    May, 1984
    Australia

    This Act, consisting of 99 sections divided into twelve Parts, establishes the local government and community justice groups for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities. It applies to indigenous local government areas of laws relating to public places in Queensland.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    July, 2016
    New Zealand

    The purpose of this Act, consisting of 135 sections, divided into three Parts and completed by four Schedules, is: to record in English and te reo Māori the acknowledgements and apology given by the Crown to Hineuru in the deed of settlement; and to give effect to certain provisions of the deed of settlement that settles the historical claims of Hineuru.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    May, 2008
    Australia

    This Act, consisting of 280 sections divided into 20 Chapters and completed by three Schedules, divides the State into municipal areas and electoral districts.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2010
    Fiji

    This Decree provides for certain dealings in land related to a loan facility and relative mortgages and title in native land for the development of a coastal area. The Decree seeks to protect funds advanced by the Fiji National Provident Fund by providing for accelerated transfer of title and relative registration by the Land Registrar. Land involved in these dealings includes native land covered by a Land Swap Agreement for which the Native land Trust Board holds specified powers.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    December, 2016
    Vanuatu

    This Act amends various enactments including the Forestry Act. That Act is amended in section 72 by adding after paragraph 71(2)(d) a new provision “(da) the requirements for the importation of sawn timber and wood products". and by inserting a new section 13A which requires the Customary Land Tribunal to consult the Council of Ministers, the Minister and the Director General of the Ministry of Finance before making any determination.

    Amends: Forestry Act (Cap. 276). (2006)

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    December, 2016
    Vanuatu

    This Act amendments the Quarry Act in provisions concerning, among other things, a ban on quarry activities for environmental protection reasons, approval of development on land subject to a dispute between custom owners, suspension of a quarry permit and various environmental considerations regarding developments.

    Amends: Quarry Act 2013 (No. 9 of 2013). (2013-10-14)

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    June, 2011
    China

    The Article 8, 34 and 175 of the Land Law are canceled. Article 172 is amended as: The land value tax shall be levied on the landowner. In the case of any land subject to dien, the said tax shall be paid by the dien-holder. The Article 34-1 is also amended. For the disposal of ownership, or changes of, or setting encumbrance of superficies, agricultural right, servitude of real property, or dien over co-owned land or constructional improvements, the consent of more than half of the Co-owners whose holding of ownership is more than half of the total share shall be required.

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