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  1. Library Resource
    September, 2011

    This Act provides for the establishment of the Protected Areas Commission, the Protected Areas Trust and a Trust Fund and empowers the Minister to declare national protected areas. It applies to the territorial sea, exclusive economic zone, fishery zone and continental shelf as defined in the Maritime Zones Act 2010. The Act alos provides with respect to the National Protected Areas System and allows village councils to apply to the Commission for village lands or any part thereof to be recognised as an Amerindian protected area.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to declare and amend the law relating to the administration of estates of deceased persons.

    Guyana, Americas, South America

    This Act provides for administration of land and other property of deceased persons.The Act sets out procedures for the lodgement of wills and other procedures upon the death of the owner of an estate and the appointment of an administrator by Court. The administrator shall administrate the estate in accordance with provisions of this Act. The Act also provides with respect to execution of judgements and custody of estates pending probate and letters of administration.

  3. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the law relating to wills and the attestation thereof, and to remove certain restrictions in the freedom of the disposition of property by the owner thereof.

    Guyana, Americas, South America

    This Act makes provision for matters of inheritance by will. It specifies the procedures and criteria for the making of a will and the effect of a valid will. It also valid concerns attestation of a will.

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    An Act to make provision with respect to prospecting for and mining of metals, minerals and other precious stones, for regulating their conveyance and for matters connected therewith.

    Guyana, Americas, South America

    This Act provides rules relative to prospecting, quarrying and mining of minerals. The Act also regulates the exportation of radioactive minerals and safeguards rights of Amerindians in respect of land and restricts rights of Amerindians to take minerals.The Minister may constitute part of Guyana as a mining district. All minerals shall vest in the State. The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission may grant licences or permits to enter on private lands and to search and take minerals on such land. The Act provides rules for large scale and medium and small scale mining and prospecting.

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