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  1. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 1985
    Vanuatu

    These Regulations implement various provisions of the land Surveyors Act.

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    March, 1984
    Vanuatu

    These Rules require that 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.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    December, 2016
    Vanuatu

    This Act amends various enactments including the Forestry Act. That Act is amended in section 72 by adding after paragraph 71(2)(d) a new provision “(da) the requirements for the importation of sawn timber and wood products". and by inserting a new section 13A which requires the Customary Land Tribunal to consult the Council of Ministers, the Minister and the Director General of the Ministry of Finance before making any determination.

    Amends: Forestry Act (Cap. 276). (2006)

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    December, 2016
    Vanuatu

    This Act amendments the Quarry Act in provisions concerning, among other things, a ban on quarry activities for environmental protection reasons, approval of development on land subject to a dispute between custom owners, suspension of a quarry permit and various environmental considerations regarding developments.

    Amends: Quarry Act 2013 (No. 9 of 2013). (2013-10-14)

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    February, 1985
    Vanuatu

    This Act provides rules relative to the carrying out of land survey and creates the Land Surveyors Board. The Board shall maintain a register of surveyors, determine the qualifications and experience of surveyors and hear and determine disciplinary proceedings against surveyors in accordance with the provisions of this Act.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    June, 2016
    Vanuatu

    This Act amends the Land Leases Act by deleting “Companies Act [CAP 191]” (wherever occurring) and substituting “Companies Act No. 25 of 2012. It also makes amendments to section 4 on registration of leases held by companies in the Land Leases Register.

    Amends: Land Leases Act (Cap. 163). (2006)

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    July, 1980
    Vanuatu

    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 and management.The Act consists of 24 sections divided into 13 Parts: Interpretation (1); Encumbrances (2); Alienated Land (3); Negotiations and Agreements Relating to Custom Land (4); Management of Land (5); Public Land (6); Compensation (6a); Registered Leases (7); Rights of Entry (8); Land Corporations (9); Roads (10); Use of Force and Damage (11); Regulations and Offences (12).The Minister

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    March, 1984
    Vanuatu

    This Act makes provision with respect to the creation and registration of leases. There shall be a Land Leases Register for the registration of each lease required to be registered by this Act. The Act defines various conditions applying to a registered lease and the effects of registration. Other provisions of this Act concern other titles in land such as mortgages and easements, co-ownership, transmission, trusts, and cautions.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    Amendments of the principal Act are made by this Act in relation to: definitions (sect. 1 of the principal Act), the Land Leases Register (sects. 2,4), registered leases and freehold titles in estates in the framework of the coming into force of the Freehold Titles Act No. 13 of 1994 (sects. 8, 13, 14, 15, 22, 30, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 59, 60, 66, 67, 69, 71, 72, 76, 91 and 107). Section 12A provides that the Director may combine or subdivide freehold estates in specified cases.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    “Director” now means the Director of the department responsible for land" (sect. 1). Section 3, here repealed, concerned the appointment of the Director of Land Records. Consequentially, a reference in any other Act or instrument to the Director of Lands Records shall be to be a reference to the Director of the department responsible for land. The new section 32B empowers the Minister to extend the term of a lease of public land that is less than 75 years to 75 years, subject to fulfilment of certain conditions.

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