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  1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. 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.

  4. 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)

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Marshall Islands, Oceania

    The Traditional Rights Court shall consist of a permanent panel composed of a Chief Judge and two other judges, and such other members or panels as may be appointed or constituted from time to time as provided for by Section 4 of this Act. The Commission may, for reasons which, in its opinion, are sufficient, suspend or remove any member of the Court or take such other disciplinary action against him oe her as it may deem necessary.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    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)

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Nauru, Oceania

    This Ordinance grants powers to the Administrator of Nauru to make Regulations affecting the affairs of natives with regard to various matters, including: (a) the succession to property in case of intestacy; (b) the rights to real and personal property; and (c) the cultivation of the soil.

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Fiji, Oceania

    These Regulations amend the Native Land Trust (Leases and Licences) Regulations in regulation 11 by repealing paragraph (1) and substituting that paragraph of these Regulations. They also repeal paragraph 3 of regulation 11. Paragraph (1) concerns the distribution of moneys received by the Native Lands Board by way of rents and premiums in respect of native land.

    Amends: Native Land Trust (Leases and Licences) Regulations. (1984)

  9. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Solomon Islands, Oceania

    These Regulations concern various matters concerning the management and conservation of protected areas including marine areas. Prescribed classes of protected areas are: (a) nature reserves (b) national parks; (c) natural monuments; (d) resource management areas; (e) closed area. Any area within Solomon Islands that is listed under the Convention Concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage as a world heritage site shall be declared as a protected area under any or more of the classes of protected areas.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Samoa, Oceania

    This Act concerns limitations applying to legal action such as actions of contract and tort; actions to recover land, registered title and rent; actions to recover money secured by a mortgage or charge or to recover proceeds of the sale of land; actions in respect of trust property or the personal estate of deceased person; and actions against the government and public authorities, etc. The Act also concerns accrual of right and relative limitations and extension of limitation periods in case of disability, acknowledgment, part payment, fraud and mistake.

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