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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act: makes provision for the appointment of the Administrator-General for Jamaica by the Governor-General; defines functions and powers of the Administrator-General and provides with respect to the functioning of the Administrator-General and relevant judicial and administrative procedures, especially in respect of the administration of estates. The Administrator-General shall apply for letters of administration relative to the estates of all persons who shall die intestate and without heirs.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act allows owners or occupiers of land for cultivation to pledge crops growing on the land and other produce originating from the land as security for agricultural loans. The Act defines the effect of the pledge and requires contracts to be recorded with the Record Office. The Act also defines powers of creditors in relation with recovery of loans and defines the offence of fraud by the borrower.

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations prescribe that, for the purposes of subsection (2) of section 7 of the Agricultural Small Holdings Act, the provisions of subsection (1) of that section shall not apply to any contract of tenancy of not less than five years, allowing the landlord to receive as consideration for such contract not more than of one-third of any crop of bananas grown upon the land to which such contract relates. Section 7 of the Act places restrictions on crop-sharing in relation to tenancies.

    Implements: Agricultural Small Holdings Act. (1997)

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes rules relative to contracts of tenancy of “small holdings” i.e. any parcel of land intended for cultivation or pasturage consisting of not less than one acre nor more than ten acres held under a contract of tenancy. The Act also makes provision for the establishment of Valuation Boards.The Act establishes conditions and criteria for tenancy contracts between landlords and tenants of agricultural small holdings. No crop-sharing clauses may be included in the tenancy contract.

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations define and list "prescribed trees" and "economic trees" for purposes of the Agricultural Small Holdings Act. For the purposes of section 8 of the Act, the areas specified in the Second Schedule shall be the areas in respect of which a landlord may reserve, in a rice tenancy contract, the exclusive right to graze cattle upon the holding for the period between the reaping of one crop of rice and the preparation of the land for planting the next crop.

    Implements: Agricultural Small Holdings Act. (1997)

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order concerns licences granted under section 9 of the Beach Control Act. The Order contains rules relative to an application for licences, payment of fees and prescribes provisions included in a licence. Every licence shall contain a provision giving the competent authorities to take specified corrective action in case of encroachment not permitted by the licence.

    Implements: Beach Control Act. (2005)

  7. 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)

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations amend the Beach Control (Licensing) Regulations, 1956 by: replacing the marginal note to regulation concerning manner and form of application and issue of licence; providing for the payment of fees specified in Column 2 of the Second Schedule; providing for the duration and renewal of a licence.

    Amends: Beach Control (Licensing) Regulations, 1956. (2001)

  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
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order declares part of the foreshore and of the floor of the sea within the limits set out in the Schedule, together with the water lying on such part of the floor of the sea, to be a protected area for the purposes of the Beach Control Act.

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