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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The competent local authority shall make, assess and levy a general rate each financial year upon all immovable property according to the provisions of Part I of the Schedule. Each rate shall be made, levied and assessed on immovable property on the basis of the valuation of the land and improvements thereon. Section 7 establishes the cases in which immovable property shall be exempted from the payment of rates. Part III of the Act describes the procedure, methods and criteria to be taken into account for the valuation of the land.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision for the sub-division of land and establishes that no person shall sub-divide any land without the consent of the Natural Resources Board, except in the cases listed in article 7 (inter alia, in case of Crown land or any land registered in the name of the Government; any stand, erf, lot or other land in any proclaimed township or urban area in respect of which provision for the control of sub-division already exists; any sub-division exceeding 4.283 hectares in extent in pursuance of a valid deed of sale entered into before the date of promulgation of this Act).

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The Act establishes inter alia (a) the criteria to be taken into account in ascertaining the value of the property for the payment of transfer duty; (b) a list of costs and charges that do not form part of the valuation on which the duty is payable; (c) the deadline for the payment of the duty in case of sale, lease, exchange or donation, deferred possession, conditional sale, lease, exchange or donation, joint ownership. Exemptions from the transfer duty shall be allowed in the cases and to the extent provided for in Section 13.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The Act provides for the establishment of the Natural Resources Board, whose functions shall: (a) except in respect of Swazi areas to exercise supervision over natural resources; (b) to promote the conservation and improvement of natural resources; (c) to advice the Minister of Agriculture on the proper conservation, use and improvement of natural resources. The Minister may, on the recommendation of the board, set aside Government land or acquire land in areas other than the Swazi areas, for the conservation or improvement of natural resources.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    A Surveyor-General for Swaziland shall be appointed by the Minister for Works, Power and Communications, who shall: (a) supervise and control the survey and charting of land; (b) take charge of and preserve all records appertaining to surveys of land; (c) examine all general plans and diagrams of surveys of land before any registration of such land is carried out; (d) define on the diagram of any piece of land the geometrical figure representing any portion of the land; (e) cancel or amend in accordance with any law any general plan or diagram found to be incorrect; (f) prepare, certify and

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The Special Commissioner appointed to exercise the duties imposed by this Act, shall set apart portions of land affected by any land concession or land concessions for the sole and exclusive use and occupation by Swazis, and shall for such purpose order the survey and demarcation of land. Further provisions concern the issue of freehold title in favour of concessionaires having (a) title to the ownership of land; or (b) a lease of land which is not less than ninety-year's duration under the conditions established in section 6 of the Regulation.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The Act provides for the establishment of a town planning board, which shall exercise the following functions: (a) to advise the Minister in matters relating to the preparation and carrying into effect of town planning schemes; (b) to encourage the study of town planning: (c) to advise and assist local authorities generally in connection with town planning schemes and the layout of new township.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    No person other than a Swazi shall, without the written permission of the Ngwenyama, (a) use or occupy any portion of a Swazi area or allow any cattle or sheep to graze upon any Swazi area or burn grass, or (b) hunt any game. Any person who contravenes said provisions shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine and in default of payment thereof to imprisonment according to the provisions of section 5 of the Act.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    In every municipality there shall be a municipal or town council, constituted according to the procedure set out in Part II, and which shall be managed in compliance with the provisions of Part VI.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The Act establishes the procedure for the acquisition of any real property needed for public purposes, and, in the case of immovable property, for the acquisition by freehold title or by leasehold. The procedure includes, inter alia, preliminary investigations, notice of intention to take property to the persons concerned, power to take possession.

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