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  1. 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)

  2. 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.

  3. 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)

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act provides defines certain rights of bodies corporate in respect of property. A body corporate shall be capable of acquiring and holding any real or personal property in joint tenancy in the same manner as if it were an individual but the acquisition and holding of property by a body corporate in joint tenancy shall be subject to the like conditions and restrictions as attach to the acquisition and holding of property by a body corporate in severalty.

  5. 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)

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes provision for the appointment of the Commissioner of Lands and the vesting of Crown property in the Commissioner. The Act also provides for the incorporation of the Accountant-General and the holding and disposal of land by the corporation. The Act defines rights in respect of petroleum or minerals severed, pursuant to other legislation, from the land vested in the Commissioner.

    Amended by: Crown Property (Vesting) (Amendment) Act, 2013 (No. 23 of 2013). (2013-10-30)

  7. 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.

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