Non-citizens (Interests in Land) Act, 1966 (No. 30 of 1966). | Land Portal

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This Act makes provision with respect tenure of land in the Western Area of Sierra Leone by non-citizen, i.e. any individual who is not a citizen of Sierra Leone, and any company, association or body of persons, corporate or incorporation if which more than one half of the members directly or indirectly are not citizens of Sierra Leone. The Act prohibits the purchase or receive in exchange or as a gift any reserved leasehold land in the Western Area by non-citizens without a licence of a Board established under this Act and in any circumstance prohibits the purchase or receive in exchange or as a gift any freehold land in the Western Area. The Act also defines powers of the Board over land for which a non-citizen has received rights under this Act.

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Peter C. Andersen


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