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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
    July, 2017
    Fiji

    This Act establishes the Building Permits Evaluation Committee within the ministry responsible for industry and trade and provides with respect to procedures for the application for building permits and granting of building permits by the Commission. A “building permit” means a building permit referred to in the Public Health Act 1935 and its subsidiary laws.

  5. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2005
    Nauru

    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.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    December, 2016
    Papua New Guinea

    This Act amends the Physical Planning Act 1989 by repealing Paragraph (e) of section 104. Section 104(e) grants powers to the Head of State to prescribe the fees to be charged for any matter or thing under this Act.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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