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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 1956
    Kiribati

    An Ordinance to provide for title and registration of rights in native land. Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance native land shall not be alienated, whether by sale, gift, lease or otherwise, to a person who is not a native. The Chief Lands Officer shall appoint a native lands Registrar for every register of native lands. No lease or sub-lease of any native land shall be valid until it has been approved and registered according with the provisions of this Ordinance. The Ordinance provides also for the survey of lands.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2013
    Vanuatu

    This Act amends the Land Reform Act by addition of provisions (replacing sections 6,7 and 8) concerning, among other things; the certification of negotiator of land rights or land disputes of custom land owners; the identification of custom owners or disputing groups by the National Coordinator; consultation with the custom owners; procedures of the negotiation process including a custom owners’ consultation report; consent to a negotiated lease; notification of intention to register lease instrument; appointment of the Land Ombudsman; lodging of complaints with the Land Ombudsman; function

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    The Schedule to the Land Leases Act is further amended by the repeal of subparagraph (b) of paragraph 3 and the substitution therefore of the following paragraph:"(b) The Government, any Local Government Council, any Municipal Council and the National Housing Corporation shall be exempted from payment of any fees under this Act."

    Amends: Land Leases Act (Cap. 163). (1988)

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    A new section is inserted which prescribes that it shall be implied in every registered lease created prior to a specified date or created on or after the relevant date an agreement between the lessee and the lessor to the effect that lessee shall not dispose of the leased land or part thereof or interest comprised therewith without the previous written consent of the lessor, and the lessor shall not withhold such consent by the unreasonably.

    Amends: Land Leases Act (Cap. 163). (1988)

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    Sections 10, 11, 12 and 13 of the principal Act are repealed by this Act. The repeal of sections 10, 11, 12 and 13 of the principal Act shall not affect: (a) any declaration, order, or rule made, certificate authority or permit granted, registration effected or other thing done; or (b) any right, privilege, obligation or liability acquired, accrued or incurred. Section 9 is amended accordingly.

    Amends: Land Reform Act (Cap. 123). (1988)

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    This Act strengthens the legal framework concerning title to custom land and concerns management of custom land by customary institutions. It formalizes the recognition of customary institutions termed ‘nakamals’ and ‘custom area land tribunals’ to determine the rules of custom which form the basis of ownership and use of land in Vanuatu. In general the Act aims at holding of custom land by owners as a group. Custom land means land owned or occupied, or land in which an interest is held, by one or more persons in accordance with the rules of custom.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    There shall be maintained in Port Vila a Land Records Office in which shall be kept a register to be known as the Land Leases Register. These Regulations provide for matters of the land Records Office such as Hours of public business of the Office, amendments, corrections, erasures, etc. of register, lodgement for registration, fees, evidence of incorporation, execution of instruments by corporations, attestation of instrument, persons interested in instruments may not attest, deposit of deeds in archives.

    Implements: Land Leases Act (Cap. 163). (1988)

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to make interim provision for the implementation of Chapter 12 of the Constitution.

    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    This Act makes provisions for the alienation of private (custom) land and the use of public land by custom users, the development of public land and various other matters relative to land titles, use ad management.The Act consists of 23 sections divided into 12 Parts: Interpretation (I); Encumbrances (II); Alienated Land (III); Negotiations and Agreements Relating to Custom Land (IV); Management of Land (V); Public Land (VI); Registered Leases (VII); Rights of Entry (VIII); Land Corporations (IX); Roads (X); Use of Force and Damage (XI); Regulations and Offences (XII).The Minister shall hav

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Chapter concerns use and lease of public land. The Public Lands Trust Board of Trustees may, subject to provisions of this Chapter, authorize use and lease agreements in respect of public lands. Land may be leased to foreign companies but only for the time they are doing business in Pohnpei. Rights to minerals and exhaustible resources and other uses defined by the Board to be of public interest. The Chapter also places restrictions on subleases of residential leases issued by the Pohnpei Public Lands Trust Board of Trustees.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Act concerns the distribution of land held in the public trust. The purpose of this Act is to distribute lands held in trust for the people of Pohnpei to beneficiaries of the trust who have entered upon, developed, and possessed such lands for agricultural purposes pursuant to leasehold or other use agreements issued for that purpose by the government of Japan or the Trust Territory Government. The Act sets out criteria and procedures for transfer of title in land.

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