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  1. Library Resource
    December, 2016

    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)

  2. Library Resource
    July, 1980

    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

  3. Library Resource
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    This Act repeals the Land Tribunal Act. Vanuatu enacted on 16 January 2014 the Custom Land Management Act 2013, which assigns a role in customary land disputes to nakamals and custom area land tribunals.

    Repeals: Customary Land Tribunal Act (Cap. 271) (2006)

  4. Library Resource

    Being an Act to amend the Village Courts Act 1989.

    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Act amends the Village Courts Act 1989 in section 70 with respect to the Children's court to deal with offenders.

    Amends: Village Courts Act 1989. (2006)

  5. Library Resource
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree makes provision for the establishment of tribunals by the Minister, define the jurisdiction of such tribunals and lay down the procedures for the submission to and handling of claims by such tribunals.The tribunal shall be competent in small claims as defined by this Decree but shall not have jurisdiction in respect of any claim: (a) for the recovery of land or any estate or interest therein; (b) in which the title to any land or any estate or interest therein is in question; (c) which could not be brought in a Magistrates' Court; and (d) which is required by any law to be broug

  6. Library Resource

    Being an Act as authorized by Section 172 of the Constitution to provide for a system of Village Courts and Village Peace Officers, their jurisdiction, powers, duties, practice and procedure, and for other purposes.

    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Act provides for the establishment of Village Courts, defines their functions and jurisdiction and defines the relationship between village courts and other courts.The Minister may, by Notice in the National Gazette, establish a Village Court in and for an area specified in the Notice. A Village Court shall be constituted by Village Magistrates. The Village Courts shall have a well-defined civil jurisdiction in respect of disputes regarding land. The Village Courts shall also have specified criminal jurisdiction.

  7. Library Resource
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Regulation implements provisions of the Village Courts Act 1989 by prescribing conditions of service of Village Magistrates in Village Courts and by prescribing offences for the purposes of section 22(a) of the Act. Among the offences are listed intentional damage to trees, plants or crops belonging to another person and intentional damage to trees, plants or crops belonging to the defendant and another person.

    Implements: Village Courts Act 1989. (2006)

  8. Library Resource

    Being an Act to provide for the settlement of disputes in relation to interests in customary land, and for related purposes.

    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Act deals in a comprehensive manner with the settlement of disputes regarding disputes as to interests in customary land, or as to the position of boundaries of any customary land by adjudication or alternative dispute resolution.Its 75 sections are divided into 7 Parts: Preliminary (I); Provincial Land Disputes Committees (III); Mediation of land disputes (IV); Local Land Courts (IV); Provincial Land Courts (V); Offences (VI); Miscellaneous (VII).“Land” includes: a) a reef or bank; (b) a house or other structure built on land or over water; (c) things growing on land or in water over

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    An Act to establish a Land Titles Commission and provide for its constitution and jurisdiction, and for other purposes.

    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Act establishes the land Titles Commission as an independent judicial tribunal for the resolution of disputes of rights in land, including an interest in land, whether arising out of and regulated by custom or otherwise, provides for judicial procedures and the extra-judicial settlement of disputes and some other matters. The Land Titles Commission for Papua New Guinea is established under section 3. The Chief Commissioner is responsible for the administration of the Commission and the co-ordination of the work of the Commissioners.

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