The Act concern the rights of foreign countries to hold land for diplomatic, consular and other official purposes, it consists of seven sections. It lists the purposes for which foreign governments may hold land (sect. 2), recognizes their authority to hold land (sect. 3), it provides for registration of title of foreign government to land (sect. 4) and for exemption from land tax and rates (sect. 5). Section 6 specifies the extent of application of State law on land hold by foreign governments.
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Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel
Government of Queensland (Australia)