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The provisions of this Act deal with various matters relating to crown lands, such as sale, leases, control over land settlement, jouissances, curatelle lands and exchange of crown lands.Section 4 provides that no land shall be granted or leased otherwise than at its full rental value with an exception of the grant or lease for charitable purposes. All sales of land shall be by public auction (sect. 5). Section 7 contains rules for sale or lease by auction. Control and supervision over land settlement shall be vested in the Chief Agricultural Officer (sect. 15B). Land settlement land means crown land which the Minister, by notice in the Gazette, declares to be land settlement land. (36 sections completed by a Schedule and an Appendix)

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