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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    June, 1951
    China

    This Act governs the leasing of farm land.The amount of rent from farm land shall not exceed 37.5 per cent of the total annual harvest of the principal product of its main crops. It shall be reduced to 37.5 per cent if the originally agreed rent is more than 37.5 per cent. It shall not be increased to 37.5 per cent if the originally agreed rent is less than 37.5 per cent.The Municipal or County (City) Government and the Village (Township,City, District) Office shall respectively set up the Farm Land Tenancy Committee.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to repeal the Abandoned Lands Act 1965 and to make fresh provision for the reversion and revesting in Her Majesty of lands that have been abandoned.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    An Act to provide for the control of abandoned lands in Tasmania. The Minister may issue an abandoned land notice in respect of land which meets requirements set out in section 4. Where the Minister is satisfied that a person is entitled to any estate or interest in the land to which an abandoned land notice relates, he may exclude from the operation of the notice those rights or, by agreement with that person, some other rights in substitution therefore.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bangladesh, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Order makes provisions for the control, management and disposal of property abandoned by persons who are not present in Bangladesh or who have ceased to occupy or supervise their property.All abandoned properties in Bangladesh shall vest in the Government and shall be administered, controlled, managed and disposed of, by transfer or otherwise, in accordance with the provisions of this Order.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act, consisting of 52 sections divided into seven Parts and completed by one Schedule, provides for the establishment of an Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority and an Aboriginal Affairs Advisory Council for the purpose of providing consultative and other services and for the economic, social and cultural advancement of persons of Aboriginal descent in Western Australia and for incidental and other purposes.

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    An Act to establish a Torres Strait Regional Authority, an Indigenous Land Corporation and a corporation to be known as Indigenous Business Australia, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act concerns self-government and self-sufficiency of Aboriginal persons and Torres Strait Islanders, the economic and cultural development of and the use of lands by descendants of original habitants of Australia. The Act establishes the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA), the Indigenous Land Corporation and a corporation to be known as Indigenous Business Australia. TSRA shall, among other things, formulate and implement programs for Torres Strait Islanders, and Aboriginal persons, living in the Torres Strait area.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    May, 1984
    Australia

    This Act, consisting of 99 sections divided into twelve Parts, establishes the local government and community justice groups for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities. It applies to indigenous local government areas of laws relating to public places in Queensland.

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    An Act to preserve and protect places, areas and objects of particular significance to aboriginals, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    The purposes of this Act are the preservation and protection from injury or desecration of areas and objects in Australia and in Australian waters, being areas and objects that are of particular significance to Aboriginals in accordance with Aboriginal tradition.The Minister may, upon application made orally or in writing by or on behalf of an Aboriginal or a group of Aboriginals seeking the preservation or protection of a specified area from injury or desecration, make a declaration in relation to the area.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    The Act, consisting of 11 Parts and 1 Schedule, divided into 165 Sections, establishes the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Holding Act.

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    The Act, consisting of five Sections, establishes that the Parliament, on behalf of the people of Australia, recognises that the continent and the islands now known as Australia were first occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and so respects the continuing cultures, languages and heritage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. In addition, it states that the Minister must cause a review of support for a referendum to amend the Constitution to commence within 12 months after the enactment of this Act.

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    An Act to empower Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders who live on reserves in Queensland to manage and control their own affairs.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act empowers the Minister to, upon request of the Council for an Aboriginal Reserve, declare the reserve to be an Islander Reserve to which this Act applies (sect. 5). Section 6 provides for the Declaration of Aboriginal Councils or Island Councils for the purposes of this Act. The Council for an Aboriginal Reserve to which this Act applies, or for an Islander Reserve to which this Act applies, shall manage and control the affairs of the Aboriginal community or the Islander community, as the case may be, residing on the Reserve (sect. 7).

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