There shall be maintained in Port Vila a Land Records Office in which shall be kept a register to be known as the Land Leases Register. These Regulations provide for matters of the land Records Office such as Hours of public business of the Office, amendments, corrections, erasures, etc. of register, lodgement for registration, fees, evidence of incorporation, execution of instruments by corporations, attestation of instrument, persons interested in instruments may not attest, deposit of deeds in archives.
Implements: Land Leases Act (Cap. 163). (1988)
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Multiple waves of colonizers, each speaking a distinct language, migrated to the New Hebrides in the millennia preceding European exploration in the 18th century. This settlement pattern accounts for the complex linguistic diversity found on the archipelago to this day. The British and French, who settled the New Hebrides in the 19th century, agreed in 1906 to an Anglo-French Condominium, which administered the islands until independence in 1980, when the new name of Vanuatu was adopted.
Vanuatu is a parliamentary republic.
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