This Act regulates the functioning and powers of village assemblies called Village Fono. The Registrar of the Land and Titles Court shall compile and keep up to date a register of Village Fono in which shall be recorded the name of every village in which a Village Fono is functioning. Every Village Fono in the exercise of any power or authority shall exercise the same in accordance with the custom and usage of that village. The powers referred to are the power to make rules for the maintenance of hygiene in the village and the power to make rules governing the development and use of village land for the betterment of the village.
Amended by: Title 51 (Fisheries) Amendment Act, 2011 (No. 3 of 2017). (2017-01-26)
Amended by: Village Fono Amendment Act (No. 3 of 2017). (2017-01-26)
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