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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2010
    Fiji

    This Decree provides for certain dealings in land related to a loan facility and relative mortgages and title in native land for the development of a coastal area. The Decree seeks to protect funds advanced by the Fiji National Provident Fund by providing for accelerated transfer of title and relative registration by the Land Registrar. Land involved in these dealings includes native land covered by a Land Swap Agreement for which the Native land Trust Board holds specified powers.

  2. 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)

  3. 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)

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 0001
    Papua New Guinea

    This Act provides with respect to local government in accordance with section 187B of the Constitution, which requires an Organic Law to provide for, or make provision in respect of, the form and the manner of establishment of the Provincial Governments and the Local-level Governments. The system of Provincial Governments established by this Organic Law applies to the government of the National Capital District and the provisions of this Organic Law relating to Provincial Governments apply to the National Capital District.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Samoa, Oceania

    This Act provides rules for the registration of title or other interests in land and related matters and provides for the form of transfer of title in land or other interest in land such as mortgages, caveats, leases and easements.There shall continue to be a Registrar of Land who shall be the Chief Executive Officer responsible for the administration of this Act. The Registrar may delegate the Registrar’s powers and functions to the Assistant Registrar of Land.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Samoa, Oceania

    This Act provides for the establishment of Customary Land Advisory Commission. The Commission shall, among other things: (a) recommend to Cabinet suggested measures for the facilitation, encouragement and promotion of the economic use of customary land in Samoa; (b) review all laws affecting customary land in Samoa and make recommendations to Cabinet for changes to such laws where such are necessary for the facilitation, encouragement and promotion of the economic use of customary land.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Solomon Islands, Oceania

    For the purposes of this Act there is hereby established an office to be known as the Central Land Record Office which shall be responsible for the administration of the provisions of this Act and be the central repository of copies of all records of customary land holdings. These offices shall be managed by the Judicial and Legal Service Commission acting as National Recorder. Tasks of the National Recorder are set out in section 7 and include registration of customary land. "Customary land" has the meaning ascribed thereto in section 2 of the Land and Titles Act Titles.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Marshall Islands, Oceania

    Pursuant to Article X, Section 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, it is hereby declared as a matter of customary law that in cases involving title disputes between Iroijlablab title claimants, the Alabs of the directly affected lands shall have the ability and obligation to determine the rightful holder of the Iroijlablab title.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Samoa, Oceania

    This Act makes provision for the subdivision of land by a registered proprietor of a freehold estate or a leasehold estate in land that is subject to the Land Titles Registration Act 2008. The subdivision of land so as to provide for units shall be effected by approval under the Survey Act 2010 of a plan, which shall be drafted in accordance with this Act. Upon the approval of a unit plan, a common property in the plan vests in the body corporate created on approval of the plan.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree amends the Native Land Trust Act in subsection (1) of section 3 by deleting "Great Council of Chiefs" and substituting "Minister for Indigenous Affairs".

    Amends: Native Land Trust Act. (1985)

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