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  1. Library Resource
    Constitution
    December, 1962
    Jamaica

    The constitution was promulgated by Queen Elizabeth II through an Order in Council at independence.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Mortgage Insurance Act.

    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act makes minor amendments to sections 4, 5 and 14 of the Mortgage Insurance Act in respect of: percentage of the appraised value of the property to be mortgaged; the percentage of insurance fees; and income of the Jamaica Mortgage Bank.

    Amends: Mortgage Insurance Act. (2011)

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    These Regulations implement provisions of the Registration (Strata Titles) Act in relation with the application for the registration of titles and leases and fees.

    Implements: Registration (Strata Titles) Act. (2011)
    Amended by: Registration (Strata Titles) (Amendment) Regulations, 2010. (2010-03-10)

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act grants power to the Minister to declare an area to be a project area, so as to facilitate cadastral mapping and tenure clarification of that area, to exempt certain land from restrictions imposed by the Local Improvements Act, the Natural Resources Conservation Authority Act and the Town and Country Planning Act and to grant other exemptions regarding land registration and land tax.

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Order amends the Lands Clauses Act in section 98 so as to amend the monetary jurisdictional level of Resident Magistrates Courts. Section 98 allows the jurisdiction given by this Act to the Supreme Court and to a Judge thereof in respect of money paid into the Treasury under this Act, to be exercised by any Resident Magistrate’s Court if such money does not exceed a specified amount.

    Amends: Lands Clauses Act. (1997)

  6. 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)

  7. 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)

  8. 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.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Jamaica, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act stipulates that a Parish Council of a parish shall charge for the supply of all water from the water works in such parish in accordance with rules to be made by such Council, provided that the Minister may at any time, and from time to time, by Order, provide for the free distribution of water to specified persons or class of persons. The Act also provides for the definition of public land belonging to waterworks and for the punishment of trespass of such land.

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