Government Lands Act 2017. | Land Portal

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janvier 2017
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This Act regulates the administration of Government land and land acquisition for public purposes. Further it establishes the procedure to be followed for such acquisition and provides for eviction from lands and properties which are either held or administered by the Government. The Act is composed of the following Parts: (I) General provisions; (II) Administration of Government Land; (III) Transfer of Government Land; (IV) Acquisition of Land for Public Purposes; (V) Estimate Costs of Experts; (VI) Criminal Proceedings; (VII) Judicial Terms; (VIII) Transitory Provisions; (IX) General Amendment; (X) Repeal and Saving.

Repeals: Land Acquisition (Public Purposes) Ordinance. (2002-00-00)
Repeals: Disposal of Government Land Act. (1999-00-00)

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Great Britain formally acquired Malta in 1814. The island staunchly supported the UK through both world wars and remained in the Commonwealth when it became independent in 1964; a decade later it declared itself a republic. Since about the mid-1980s, the island has transformed itself into a freight transshipment point, a financial center, and a tourist destination while its key industries moved toward more service-oriented activities. Malta became an EU member in May 2004 and began using the euro as currency in 2008.

Malta is a parliamentary republic.

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