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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Nigeria, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act provides for the control of the practice of town planner and for this and other purposes establishes the Town Planners Registration Council, the Town Planners Disciplinary Tribunal and the Town Planners Investigating Panel. "Town planning" in this Act means town and country planning for the improvement of the human environment.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate with amendments, the law on local government, and to provide for the decentralisation and devolution of functions, powers and services to local councils and for other matters connected therewith.

    Legislation
    Sierra Leone, Western Africa, Africa

    This Act: provides for the establishment of localities and local authorities; provides for functioning of local authorities; defines functions and powers of local councils and councillors; and establishes the Local Government Service Commission, the Local Government Finance Committee and the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Decentralization.Localities are established by this Act or, pursuant to this Act, by the President. A locality shall be administered by a local council which shall be a body corporate.

  3. Library Resource

    An Act to establish the Lands Commission, provide for its composition and functions and for connected purposes.

    Legislation
    Ghana, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act establishes the Lands Commission, defines the functions of and assigns powers to the Commission and makes provision with respect to its composition and administration and the qualification and appointment of members of the Commission.The Commission shall, in coordination with relevant public agencies and governmental bodies: (a) manage public land and other lands vested in the President or in the Commission; (b) advise authorities on policy for the development of particular areas so as to ensure coordination with relevant development plans; (c) advise the Government on land use; an

  4. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the registration of title to land and for related matters.

    Legislation
    Ghana, Africa, Western Africa

    The object of the Act is to provide a system for the registration of title to land and interests in land.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Ghana, Africa, Western Africa

    This Decree makes provision with respect to the transfer of interests in land. It provides rules relative form and procedure of such transfer and defines the effects of conveyance. The Decree concerns also the recording of oral grant of interest in land under customary law and sets out the content of implied covenants for the transfer of various interests in land, including leasehold.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Legislation
    June, 1962
    Ghana

    An Act to consolidate with amendments the enactments relating to the administration of Stool and other lands.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Ghana, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act makes provision for local government in Ghana and the promotion, conservation and development of customary law.There shall be a National House of Chiefs, which shall be instrumental in the development and conservation of law relative to chieftaincy and customary law. There shall also be Regional Houses of Chiefs which shall have functions of dispute resolution and compilation of customary law. Each traditional area shall have a Traditional Council and may have more than one Divisional Council.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Ghana, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act establishes the Lands Commission, in accordance with article 258 of the Constitution as a body corporate, defines the functions of and assigns powers to the Commission and makes provision with respect to its composition and administration and the qualification and appointment of members of the Commission. The headquarters of the Commission shall be in Accra but there shall be in each region a Regional Lands Commission.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 1886
    Sierra Leone

    This Act makes provision with respect to the procedure of escheat of property, i.e. the appropriation of any casual revenues arising within the Colonies or Foreign Possessions of the Crown (other than Droits of the Crown and Droits of the Admiralty) for or towards any public purposes within the Colonies or Possessions in which the same respectively may have arisen, including the revenue to arise from the estates and effects of persons who have died intestate and without heirs or next of kin.

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