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  1. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations amend the Registration (Strata Titles) Regulations in relation with application to the Commission of Strata Corporations by a corporation for first registration pursuant to section 4(4) of the Act and renewal of registration, and (application for) waiver or reduction of the prescribed fees pursuant to section 4A of the Act. They amend the First Schedule by adding various forms and insert a Second Schedule.

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order amends the Lands Clauses Act in section 98 so as to amend the monetary jurisdictional level of Resident Magistrates Courts. Section 98 allows the jurisdiction given by this Act to the Supreme Court and to a Judge thereof in respect of money paid into the Treasury under this Act, to be exercised by any Resident Magistrate’s Court if such money does not exceed a specified amount.

    Amends: Lands Clauses Act. (1997)

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order amends the Settled Land Act in section 54(8) so as to amend the monetary jurisdictional level of Resident Magistrates Courts. Section 54 defines jurisdiction that may be exercised by any Resident Magistrate’s Court. Such jurisdiction is limited by a maximum amount of the value of land, capital money or personal chattels to be dealt with in the Court.

    Amends: Settled Land Act. (1997)

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act establishes the Real Estate Board and provides rules for the registration and operation of real estate dealers, real estate salesmen and real estate developers. It also provides for certain matters regarding development schemes and for inspection by real estate inspectors. Engaging in real estate business for purposes of this Act includes lease of land and the management of land. The functions of the Board shall be to regulate and control the practice of real estate business, the disposition of land in development schemes and the operation of such schemes.

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations implement provisions of the Registration (Strata Titles) Act in relation with the application for the registration of titles and leases and fees.

    Implements: Registration (Strata Titles) Act. (2011)
    Amended by: Registration (Strata Titles) (Amendment) Regulations, 2010. (2010-03-10)

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act concerns the relationship between a landlord and a tenant and especially the termination of rent. The Act prohibits distress for rent and allows a tenant to remain on cultivated land for a certain period after a notice to quit.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes rules relative to contracts of tenancy of “small holdings” i.e. any parcel of land intended for cultivation or pasturage consisting of not less than one acre nor more than ten acres held under a contract of tenancy. The Act also makes provision for the establishment of Valuation Boards.The Act establishes conditions and criteria for tenancy contracts between landlords and tenants of agricultural small holdings. No crop-sharing clauses may be included in the tenancy contract.

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations prescribe that, for the purposes of subsection (2) of section 7 of the Agricultural Small Holdings Act, the provisions of subsection (1) of that section shall not apply to any contract of tenancy of not less than five years, allowing the landlord to receive as consideration for such contract not more than of one-third of any crop of bananas grown upon the land to which such contract relates. Section 7 of the Act places restrictions on crop-sharing in relation to tenancies.

    Implements: Agricultural Small Holdings Act. (1997)

  9. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations define and list "prescribed trees" and "economic trees" for purposes of the Agricultural Small Holdings Act. For the purposes of section 8 of the Act, the areas specified in the Second Schedule shall be the areas in respect of which a landlord may reserve, in a rice tenancy contract, the exclusive right to graze cattle upon the holding for the period between the reaping of one crop of rice and the preparation of the land for planting the next crop.

    Implements: Agricultural Small Holdings Act. (1997)

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act provides the registration of titles and the appointment of the Registrar of Titles and contains various rules relative to title in land and other rights and interests in respect of land, transfer of titles, etc.The Governor-General shall appoint a Registrar of Titles, Deputy Registrars of Titles and a Panel of Referees of Titles. The Act provides for the lodging of caveats with the Registrar of Titles by persons claiming an interest in land forbidding the bringing of land under the working of this Act.

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