- The role of Paramount Chiefs and Members of Parliament in approaching communities for negotiations compromised Free, Prior and Informed Consent. Furthermore, customary decision-making regarding the agreement to lease land were made by elders of landowning families and excluded women, junior men, and members of non-land-owning families.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2019Sierra Leone
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Indonesia, South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 1992Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
This Act provides with respect to the management and conservation of forest resources in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It also provides for the protection of water resources present in forest areas and lease of forest land.
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 2006Saint Lucia
The provisions of this Act shall apply only to land, interests in land, or dealings in land, registered under this Act. This Act sets forth organization, administration, duties, authorities and responsibilities of the Land Registry and registrars. A Registrar of Lands shall be appointed by the Public Service Commission to manage the Land Registry in accordance with this Act. The Land Registry includes a register in respect of every parcel which has been adjudicated in accordance with the Land Adjudication Act and a register in respect of each lease required by this Act to be registered.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2013Tuvalu
This Act amends the Native Lands Act by inserting a new section 65 making provision with respect to unjust enrichment due to improvements made by lawful occupants. Landowners shall pay compensation for such improvements carried out by occupants that occupied or occupy land on the basis of (a) Leases and sub-leases; (b) Transfer of leases and sub-leases (c) Transfer of native lease; (d) Sub-letting; (e) Passing of interest of lessee; (f) Giving up possession and interests of land; (g) Exchange of land; (h) Gifting of land and interest to another.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2013Vanuatu
This Act amends the Land Reform Act by addition of provisions (replacing sections 6,7 and 8) concerning, among other things; the certification of negotiator of land rights or land disputes of custom land owners; the identification of custom owners or disputing groups by the National Coordinator; consultation with the custom owners; procedures of the negotiation process including a custom owners’ consultation report; consent to a negotiated lease; notification of intention to register lease instrument; appointment of the Land Ombudsman; lodging of complaints with the Land Ombudsman; function
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1967United States of America
This Part of the California Food and Agricultural Code concerns the California Exposition and State Fair. Specifically, it creates the California Exposition and State Fair as a new entity in state government with the intent to vitalize it. The Fair’s board of directors is then tasked to develop a policy which provides for an innovative program including the concept of an agriculturally themed exposition which would communicate the issues surrounding the production and marketing of food, fiber, and plant material to the general public and such other concepts as are feasible.
Library ResourceRegulationsMarch, 2004United Kingdom
These Regulations amend the principal Regulations 1993 which set out the procedure to be followed in relation to applications for collective enfranchisement and lease renewal made under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. The amendments are consequential to amendments made to sections 13 and 39 of the 1993 Act by section 120 and Schedule 14 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (c.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2013Guyana
The primary objective of the National Land Use Plan (NLUP) is to provide a strategic framework to guide land development in Guyana. As such the NLUP is built upon a number of national policies and strategies that have a direct relevance for land use and land management. A main objective of the NLUP is to enable financial resources to be targeted at optimal land uses at the regional level.The NLUP aims to suggest a number of options for particular areas that can then guide decision-makers and attract inward investment.
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 2017Belize
This Act amends the Registered Land Act by inserting a new section 3A, which allows the Minister to delegate certain functions. The Minister may, by Order published in the Gazette, delegate to any Minister of State appointed to assist him, the exercise or performance of all or any of the powers or functions conferred upon the Minister under the provisions of this Act specified in this Act (The specified provisions are those conferred functions on the Minister (other than sections 4, 110(5) (a) and (b) and 156).
Amends: Registered Land Act (Cap. 194). (1992)