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  1. Library Resource
    Constitution
    December, 1962
    Jamaica

    The constitution was promulgated by Queen Elizabeth II through an Order in Council at independence.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Registration (Strata Titles) Act.

    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act amends the Registration (Strata Titles) Act. It, among other things, replacing in section 4 the words "corporation" with "commission". Section 4 concerns the corporation to be constituted by strata lot owners.

  3. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Crown Property (Vesting) Act.

    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act amends the Crown Property (Vesting) Act so as to establish a National Divestment Committee to advise Minister responsible for Land and Environment. It also empowers the Minister making a divestment Order to exempt certain categories of divestment being routed through the newly established Committee.

    Amends: Crown Property (Vesting) Act. (1973)

  4. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Mortgage Insurance Act.

    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes minor amendments to sections 4, 5 and 14 of the Mortgage Insurance Act in respect of: percentage of the appraised value of the property to be mortgaged; the percentage of insurance fees; and income of the Jamaica Mortgage Bank.

    Amends: Mortgage Insurance Act. (2011)

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order amends the Lands Clauses Act in section 98 so as to amend the monetary jurisdictional level of Resident Magistrates Courts. Section 98 allows the jurisdiction given by this Act to the Supreme Court and to a Judge thereof in respect of money paid into the Treasury under this Act, to be exercised by any Resident Magistrate’s Court if such money does not exceed a specified amount.

    Amends: Lands Clauses Act. (1997)

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order amends the Partition Act in section 14(1) so as to amend the monetary jurisdictional level of Resident Magistrates Courts. Section 14 defines jurisdiction that may be exercised by any Resident Magistrate’s Court. Such jurisdiction is limited by a maximum amount of the value of the property in question.

    Amends: Partition Act. (2001)

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order amends the Settled Land Act in section 54(8) so as to amend the monetary jurisdictional level of Resident Magistrates Courts. Section 54 defines jurisdiction that may be exercised by any Resident Magistrate’s Court. Such jurisdiction is limited by a maximum amount of the value of land, capital money or personal chattels to be dealt with in the Court.

    Amends: Settled Land Act. (1997)

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision for the division of real property in strata lots, defines rights of common ownership and related rights in relation with a strata plan, and provides for administration of common property and the registration of strata titles.Land under the operation of the Registration of Titles Act may be subdivided into strata lots in accordance with a strata plan registered by the Registrar of Titles in the manner provided by this Act. The proprietors of all the strata lots contained in any strata plan shall, upon registration of the strata plan, become a body corporate.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision for the constitution of Parish Councils in Jamaica, defines their functions and powers, and provides with respect to their election, organization and administration and other relevant matters. Parish Councils shall be corporations and shall be successors to Municipal Boards, the Boards of Parochial Roads Commissioners and Parochial Boards constituted under the Parochial Boards Law, 1885.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act grants power to the Jamaica Mortgage Bank to effect contracts of insurance for loans insurable under this Act. Loans include loans for the purchase of agricultural land and loans secured by a first mortgage on agricultural land or not exceeding twenty-five years in term. The Act also provides for criteria and procedures for the execution of the insurance. The Bank shall establish a Mortgage Insurance Fund for purposes of this Act.

    Implemented by: Mortgage Insurance Regulations. (1986)
    Amended by: Mortgage Insurance (Amendment) Act (No. 19 of 2014). (2014-12-23)

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