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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act amends the Quarries Control Act in provisions concerning, among other things: fees, offences, (transfer of) licences, interpretations. It also inserts new sections on: the requirement for authorization of adjoining landowner or agent in case of quarry operations near to the boundary with adjoining land; continued quarrying in case of renewal of licence; receipts for quarry material; sampling of quarry material by the Commissioner; management of larger quarry areas by a qualified person.

    Amends: Quarries Control Act, 1983. (2004)

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations implement provisions of the Mortgage Insurance Act in respect of a wide variety of matters including application for an approved loan, criteria for approval of a loan, the relationship between the approved lender and the Jamaica Mortgage Bank, insurance of an approved loan and conditions of insurance.

    Implements: Mortgage Insurance Act. (2011)

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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)

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations implement provisions of the Land Development and Utilization Act and concern, among other things: registration on the register as mentioned in section 2 of the Act; appeal against an Order made under subsection (1) of section 5 of the Act; information to be provided to the Minister on any sale of agricultural land or to any grant, assignment or surrender of a tenancy of such land for an interest not less than that of a tenancy for a year; and representations to the Land Development and Utilization Commission.

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order concerns the control of areas covered by a licence granted under section 11 of the Beach Control Act. A licence under section 11 is granted for the use of foreshore or floor of the sea. The Order prohibits, among other things, littering of beaches, use of the beach for fishing or the setting or pulling of seines or other fishnets or pots and or cut any timber.

    Implements: Beach Control Act. (2005)

  9. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order concerns licences granted under section 11 of the Beach Control Act. A licence under section 11 is granted for the use of foreshore or floor of the sea. The Order contains rules relative to an application for licences, payment of fees and powers of authorized officers to inspect protected areas to check compliance with terms of a licence. The Order further prescribes fees and forms in relation with an application for a licence and notice of an application.

  10. 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.

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