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    An Act to authorise the building of wharves or abutments in the ports and harbours in the Out Islands.

    Legislation
    Bahamas, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act concerns permission of the Minister to any residents to build a wharf or abutment, from the private land of such person or persons which may abut on to the port or harbour of the district in which the application is made, into such port or harbour. A plan for an abutment or wharf shall be submitted to the Minister. The Minister may order inspections and issue a notice if an abutment or wharf is not in a proper condition or is likely to impede or interfere with the navigation of the port or harbour.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to improve the Harbour of Nassau and to afford greater facilities for repairing vessels that have sustained damage and for other purposes.

    Legislation
    Bahamas, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act concerns the right to construct abutments in the Harbour of Nassau and inspection of the Director of Public Works upon completion of such works. The Act also concerns rights of way in relation with abutments, public abutments, rights of ownership and restrictions on construction.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bahamas, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision with respect to assignment, appointment, lease, settlement and other assurance, and covenant of surrender, made by deed, on a sale, mortgage, demise or settlement of any property, or on any other dealing with or for any real and personal property.The Act, among other things, defines conditions of the contract of sale and provides for other matters relative to transfer of property including the definition of a conveyance of land and the power of a mortgagee to cut timber on mortgaged land, provides rules relative to mortgage deeds and defines powers of the Minister t

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bahamas, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act amends the Forestry Act in sections 3, 6, 7 and 8 so as to vest in the Minister land declared to be a forest reserve, Crown land declared to be a protected forest and land declared to be a conservation forest.

    Amends: Forestry Act, 2010 (No. 20 of 2010). (2010-07-01)

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bahamas, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act empowers the Minister of Transport of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to acquire, hold and dispose of land and interests in land in the The Bahamas. Notwithstanding the provisions of any Act all lands and interests in land described in the Schedule to this Act are hereby vested in the Minister of Transport.

  6. Library Resource

    An Act to vest in the Treasurer all land vested in the Agricultural and Marine Products Board and the Telecommunications Board.

    Legislation
    Bahamas, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act declares all land previously vested in the Agricultural and Marine Products Board and the Telecommunications Board to be vested in the Treasurer. The land in question shall be held by the Treasurer in trust for Her Majesty in right of Her Government of The Bahama Islands for public purposes.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Bahamas, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order, made under section 12 of the Public Trustee Act, specifies the fees shall be charged in respect of the duties of the Public Trustee, provides for the calculation of such fees and provides for settlement of disputes regarding the duty to pay fees. Fees that shall be charged in respect of the duties of the Public Trustee are: (a) an acceptance fee; (b) an administration fee; (c) a withdrawal fee; (d) fees for special services.

    Implements: Public Trustee Act (Cap. 177). (1974)

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the appointment of a Public Trustee and for matters connected therewith.

    Legislation
    Bahamas, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act provides for the establishment of the office of Public Trustee as a corporation and appointment of a Public Trustee by the Governor-General and defines the powers and functions of the Public Trustee. The Act also provides rules for the acceptance and administration of trusts by the Public Trustee and the administration of small estates by persons appointed by the Public Trustee upon application.

    Implemented by: Public Trustee (Fees) Order (Cap. 177). (1971)
    Implemented by: Public Trustee Rules (Cap. 177). (1971-04-01)

  9. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Bahamas, Americas, Caribbean

    These Rules implement provisions of the Public Trustee Act with respect to, among other things: trusts that the Public Trustee may accept; other duties and functions of the Public Trustee; appointment of the Public Trustee by a testator; application for administration of small estates; acceptance or refusal of administration of small estates; registers to be kept by the Public Trustee; obtaining an opinion of the Supreme Court in matters of administration; and investigations.

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