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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 0001
    Papua New Guinea

    This Act provides with respect to local government in accordance with section 187B of the Constitution, which requires an Organic Law to provide for, or make provision in respect of, the form and the manner of establishment of the Provincial Governments and the Local-level Governments. The system of Provincial Governments established by this Organic Law applies to the government of the National Capital District and the provisions of this Organic Law relating to Provincial Governments apply to the National Capital District.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Marshall Islands, Oceania

    The administration, control, custody and management of the Coastal Zone, and the general administration and implementation of the provisions of this Act are hereby vested in the National Environmental Protection Authority. "Coastal Zone" means the area laying within a limit of twenty five (25) feet landwards of the mean high water line and a limit of two hundred feet seawards of the mean low water line. The Authority shall appoint a Director of Coast Conservation.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Act establishes the Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, defines powers and functions of the Authority, defines environmental conservation objects and principles and the functions and role of Minister under this Act and makes provision with respect to conservation and protection of the environment in accordance with the Fourth National Goal and Directive Principle (National Resources and Environment) of the Constitution.In exercising powers under and in relation to this Act or an environmental conservation law, the Minister or the Authority, as the case may be, shall have

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Samoa, Oceania

    This Act provides for land administration and other matters relating to land, the protection of the environment and several matters relating to the conservation of wildlife and fisheries resources.The Act consists of General Administration (I); Surveys (II); Purchase and Development of Land (III); Classification and Alienation of Government Land (IV); Leases (V); Renewal of Renewable Leases and Reassessments (VI); Remissions, Revaluations, Forfeitures (VII); Conservation and Environment (VIII); Miscellaneous (IX).

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Nauru, Oceania

    This Act concerns the abolition on certain restrictions concerning trusts and provides rules for the creation in Nauru of a trust in perpetuity or for any lesser duration. This Act shall not apply to any settlement, disposition or trust of any land or of any interest in any land where such land is situated in Nauru. The Act also concerns grant of administration of a foreign will or estate. Executors of a foreign will or administrators of a foreign estate shall be a trustee corporation.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    This Act applies to all kinds of pollution discharge in Vanuatu. Despite the provisions of any other Act, all persons and agencies having responsibilities under this Act, or whose functions and powers may relate to any matter or thing involving the environment, are to apply the precautionary principle. The Act sets out the Director of the Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation.

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    Legislation
    Solomon Islands, Oceania

    This Act establishes the Water Authority as a body corporate. The objects of the Authority shall be: (a) to ensure that water resources allocated for urban water supply are properly managed, distributed, allocated and used in ways which are consistent with proper water management practices; (b) to provide water and related services to meet the needs for users in a commercial manner consistent with the overall policies of the Government.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Nauru, Oceania

    This Ordinance grants powers to the Administrator of Nauru to make Regulations affecting the affairs of natives with regard to various matters, including: (a) the succession to property in case of intestacy; (b) the rights to real and personal property; and (c) the cultivation of the soil.

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to provide a framework for planning the use, development, management and protection of land in the Kingdom in the public interest and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Tonga, Oceania

    This Act provides for spatial development of Tonga and in particular, among other things, provides for the fair, orderly, economic and sustainable use, development and management of land including the protection of natural and man-made resources and the maintenance of ecological processes and genetic diversity. It establishes the National Spatial Planning Authority and appoints the Minister for Lands as the Authority. The principal function of the Authority shall be the implementation of the provisions of this Act in accordance with its objectives.

  10. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Land Act to provide differently for certain effects of convictions of nobles.

    Legislation
    Tonga, Oceania

    This Act amends the Land Act (Cap. 132) in sections 30, 37, 38, 40 and 41 by repealing "convicted of an indictable offence" and replacing those words with "convicted of a criminal offence and sentenced to imprisonment for more than two years". Section 37 is further amended by adding a provision on suspension of sentence and its effects on loss of rights of inheritance. Sections 38 and 41 are further amended by repealing "conviction for an indictable offence" and replacing those words with "conviction of a criminal offence and sentenced to imprisonment for more than two years".

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