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  1. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the control of rents chargeable in respect of certain premises, and for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision for the control of rent in such areas of Botswana and to such premises in such areas as the Minister may from time to time, by Order published in the Gazette, specify. The Act establishes a Rent Control Tribunal and provides with respect to jurisdiction and proceedings of the Tribunal. Landlords and tenants of premises to which this Act applies may apply to the Tribunal for the assessment of rent. Appeal against decisions of the Tribunal may be had with the High Court.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to make provision relating to the exploration for and exploitation of petroleum resources and for purposes incidental thereto or connected therewith.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision for various matters relating to the activity of exploration and exploitation of petroleum resources in Botswana including licensing, control, surface rights, survey of wells, protection of the environment and compulsory acquisition of land.The Act sets out criteria and conditions for the granting of an exploration or a development licence. The Minister may enter into an agreement with a (potential) licence holder. A registered holder of an exploration licence shall notify the Minister on the discovery of petroleum in an exploration area.

  3. Library Resource

    An Act to grant to the British South Africa Company Limited the title to certain land.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act vests specified land in the British South Africa Company Limited and makes provision for certain rights of the Company, the President of Botswana and the Minister in respect of that land. Lands vested in the Company are specified in the First and Second Schedule. The Company may grant lands vested in property, mortgage or otherwise, provided that no occupation or ownership of any such lands shall be recognized as valid or legal unless a title has been granted to the owner or occupier in such form as the Minister shall prescribe.

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    These Regulations concern enforcement of payment of service levy imposed under section 5 of the State Land Act. The enforcement action may be taken on specified default (reg. 3). A Notice shall be issued on the occupier who defaults on a loan. The occupier may contest the Notice of default. The property of the defaulting occupier may be sold so as recover any defaulted payments. The Regulations also provide for an action of repossession of the plot of State land of the defaulting occupier. Procedures for such repossession are set out in regulations 6 and 8.

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the establishment of tribal Land Boards: to vest tribal land in such boards; to define the powers and duties of such boards and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    The Act is divided into 13 Parts: Introductory (I); Land Boards (II); Application (IIa); Administration and appointment to land board service (IIb); Termination of Appointments and Retirements (IIc); Land Board Officers (IId); Offences and penalties (IIe); Land Board Service Commission (IIf); Grant of customary land rights (III); Grant of land rights under common law (IV); Land required for public purposes (V); Land Board Funds (VI); General (VII).There is established in respect of any tribe listed in the Fist Schedule a Land Board as a body corporate (sects. 3 and 9).

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    These Regulations, in implementation of provisions of the Tribal Land Act, provide for matters relative to the establishment and operation of Land Boards and the granting of customary and common law land rights to tribesmen and other persons.The 36 regulations are divided into 6 Parts: Preliminary (I); Grant of customary land rights (II); Grant of common law land rights and customary rights under section 33 (IV); Treasure and audit (V); Fees (Part VI).Provisions of Part II concern election of members of the Land Boards, the Chairman, duties of the Secretary and consultation with District Co

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    These Regulations provide for matters relative to Subordinate Land Boards established by Order of the President under section 19 of the Tribal Land Act, 1968 and the grant of customary land rights to tribesmen and other persons. Part II concerns the manner of election of these Boards, its internal procedures, and functionaries.

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Order of the President made under section 19 of the Tribal Land Act, 1968, establishes the Subordinate Land Boards set out in the Schedule to this Order and defines the composition and functions of these Boards. These Boards shall have jurisdiction in their respective specified areas or villages. Functions shall be transferred from Subordinate Land Authorities to the Boards and include decision making regarding ploughing of land, grazing of cattle, and communal uses of land.

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