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.
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Library ResourceRegulationsMarch, 1984Vanuatu
Library ResourceLegislationDecember, 2016Vanuatu
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)
Library ResourceLegislationNovember, 1961Tonga
This Act defines the right and procedures to sue the Kingdom of Tonga and liability of the the Kingdom and related persons in tort. The Act also concerns legal proceedings, performance by the Kingdom and the execution of judgements.
Library ResourceLegislationJune, 2016Vanuatu
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)
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 1980Vanuatu
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
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 1984Vanuatu
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.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2005Nauru
The overall impact that the National Sustainable Development Strategy (NSDS) seeks to make is captured in the people’s vision for development and is stated as follows: “A future where individual, community, business and government partnerships contribute to a sustainable quality of life for all Nauruans”.The five long-term goals for Nauru remain unchanged from the 2005 NSDS.
Library ResourceRegulationsMarch, 2016Cook Islands
These Regulations amend the Leases Restrictions Regulations 1977 by inserting new provisions in regulation 19 (added to the principal Regulations by the Leases Restrictions (Amendment) Regulations 2006) concerning grant of approval by the Tribunal to any lease or sublease or assignment of lease or assignment of sublease to. Approval may be granted to the government of New Zealand and any agency of that government at certain conditions.
Amends: Leases Restrictions Regulations 1977. (1977-05-18)
Library ResourceLegislationDecember, 2016Papua New Guinea
This Act amends the Land Act in section 70 by deleting the word "prescribed". Section 70 deals with how an application for a state lease shall be made. It now reads: "An application for a State lease shall - (a) be made in the approved form, and (b) be accompanied by the fee for the registration of the application.
Library ResourceLegislationJune, 2016Papua New Guinea
This Act establishes the Manam Resettlement Authority, defines its duties and powers and provides with respect to its administration and operation. The Authority shall be a body corporate and shall identify and acquire land for the resettlement of displaced persons in Manam Island. and shall be instrumental in aid and resettlement of people affected by disaster in Manam. The Department of Provincial and Local-level Government Affairs shall monitor the performance of the Authority.
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