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  1. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    Regulations to implement provisions of the Forests Act and to provide for various other matters.The 74 regulations are placed under the following headings: Preliminary (regs. 1-4); Forest roads (regs. 5-12); Forest fires (regs. 13-17); Trespass (regs. 18-29); Enforcement (regs. 30-39); Community catchment areas (regs. 40-45); Private forestry (regs. 46-52); Leases of forest estates (regs. 53-58); Forest recreation (regs. 59-61); General (regs. 62-74).Regulation 4 defines the contents of a forest management plan in the sense of section 8 of the Act.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act provides the registration of titles and the appointment of the Registrar of Titles and contains various rules relative to title in land and other rights and interests in respect of land, transfer of titles, etc.The Governor-General shall appoint a Registrar of Titles, Deputy Registrars of Titles and a Panel of Referees of Titles. The Act provides for the lodging of caveats with the Registrar of Titles by persons claiming an interest in land forbidding the bringing of land under the working of this Act.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act provides rules for the valuation of public and private land and all trees standing on it by the Commissioner of Land Valuations and makes provision with respect to matters related to valuation such as access to land or buildings, appeal against decisions and the division of Jamaica into valuation districts. The Commissioner shall, in each district, make a valuation of the unimproved and improved value of every parcel of land.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes rules relative to contracts of tenancy of “small holdings” i.e. any parcel of land intended for cultivation or pasturage consisting of not less than one acre nor more than ten acres held under a contract of tenancy. The Act also makes provision for the establishment of Valuation Boards.The Act establishes conditions and criteria for tenancy contracts between landlords and tenants of agricultural small holdings. No crop-sharing clauses may be included in the tenancy contract.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision for the appointment of the Commissioner of Lands and the vesting of Crown property in the Commissioner. The Act also provides for the incorporation of the Accountant-General and the holding and disposal of land by the corporation. The Act defines rights in respect of petroleum or minerals severed, pursuant to other legislation, from the land vested in the Commissioner.

    Amended by: Crown Property (Vesting) (Amendment) Act, 2013 (No. 23 of 2013). (2013-10-30)

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations prescribe that, for the purposes of subsection (2) of section 7 of the Agricultural Small Holdings Act, the provisions of subsection (1) of that section shall not apply to any contract of tenancy of not less than five years, allowing the landlord to receive as consideration for such contract not more than of one-third of any crop of bananas grown upon the land to which such contract relates. Section 7 of the Act places restrictions on crop-sharing in relation to tenancies.

    Implements: Agricultural Small Holdings Act. (1997)

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations define and list "prescribed trees" and "economic trees" for purposes of the Agricultural Small Holdings Act. For the purposes of section 8 of the Act, the areas specified in the Second Schedule shall be the areas in respect of which a landlord may reserve, in a rice tenancy contract, the exclusive right to graze cattle upon the holding for the period between the reaping of one crop of rice and the preparation of the land for planting the next crop.

    Implements: Agricultural Small Holdings Act. (1997)

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations provide rules for the removal of sand and gravel in the Corporate Area of the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation. Removal of sand, gravel or other material from watercourses or river beds requires a licence from the Council of the Corporation to be granted in accordance with these Regulations.

    Implements: Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation Act. (2010)

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act concerns the relationship between a landlord and a tenant and especially the termination of rent. The Act prohibits distress for rent and allows a tenant to remain on cultivated land for a certain period after a notice to quit.

  10. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations implement provisions of the Land Development Duty Act relating to, among other things: notification of an agreement to sell land; assessment of duty and notice of assessment; (assessment of) betterment charge; and resolution of disputes regarding assessment.

    Implements: Land Development Duty Act. (2001)

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