This Act divides Tonga into the districts and makes provision for designation of town boundaries by the Minister, the election of town officers and district officers, and duties of district officers. District officers shall, among other things: inspect once in every quarter all the towns in his or her district and immediately after such inspection report on the sanitary condition thereof; inspect once every six months all the tax allotments in his or her district and report immediately after his inspection as to whether the provisions of sections 15, 16 and 74 of the Land Act (on farming requirements and the prohibition of alien landholding) have been complied with; have the powers of an inspector under the Plant Quarantine Act.
Amended by: District and Town Officers (Amendment) Act 2012.(No. 20 of 2012). (2012-11-21)
Amended by: Miscellaneous Amendments (Privy Council) Act 2010 (No. 42 of 2010). (2010-10-01)
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