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Library Land Act 1948 (No. 64 of 1948).

Land Act 1948 (No. 64 of 1948).

Land Act 1948 (No. 64 of 1948).
An Act to consolidate and amend certain enactments of the Parliament of New Zealand relating to the lands of the Crown in New Zealand.

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This Act governs the alienation, development, classification and leasing of Crown lands and is divided into 13 Parts and 2 Schedules as follows: General administration (I); Surveys (II); Purchase and development of land (III); Classification and alienation of Crown land (IV); Leases and licences (V); Advances to Crown tenants (VI); Acquisition of fee simple and modification of existing leases and licences (VII); Renewals of renewable leases (VIII); Remissions, revaluations, forfeitures (IX); Servicemen and discharged servicemen (X); Licences for timber, flax, minerals and other purposes (XI); Reserves (XII); Miscellaneous provisions (XIII).The Act provides a Commissioner, regional Land Districts, Commissioners of Crown Lands, etc. Land may be classified into farming, urban, commercial or industrial, or pastoral land. The Board may purchase or lease private land or alienate and lease Crown lands for such purposes. Section 58 defines land reserved from sale (coastal lands, land around lakes, etc.). Land leased or licenced under this Act is subject to conditions relating to good husbandry and improvements in the form of implied covenants. Land may be set aside as reserves by the Minister of Conservation.

Implemented by: Titi (Muttonbird) Islands Regulations 1978. (2013)
Amended by: Land Amendment Act 1998 (No. 66 of 1998). (1998-06-23)
Amended by: Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998. (2016-10-16)

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