Land Titles Investigation Act 1966. | Land Portal

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This Act constitutes a Commission to investigate and determine titles to certain lands. Any person desiring to make a claim to the Commission to individual ownership of or property in any land in Western Samoa other than land undoubtedly held by him as individual property for an estate in fee simple created or confirmed by a Court Grant or a Crown Grant, may give notice in writing of his claim to the Secretary (sect. 15). The form of such notice is specified in section 16. The Commission shall investigate and decide on claims in accordance with section 17. If the Commission determines that any land is customary land, it shall not make any determination or order as to the ownership or control thereof.

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