Land Utilization and Settlement Rules, 1962 (Cap. 318). | Land Portal

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These Rules, made under the Agriculture Act, concern land settlement and land allotment. The Land Development and Settlement Board shall administer: (a) the Tenant Farming Scheme; and (b) the Assisted Ownership Scheme. An application for participation in an approved settlement scheme shall be made in the form specified in the First Schedule to these Rules. Applicants shall meet certain requirements to be able to participate in a scheme. As for the Tenant Farming Scheme, the Board may allot land and grant leases to tenant farmers selected by the Board in accordance with these Rules. Every lease shall contain and be subject to conditions regarding land tenure, land use and improvement and farming as specified in the Rules. The Board may permit a tenant farmer to purchase the estate subject of lease.As for the Assisted Ownership Scheme, the Board may make advances to owners of any estate or interest in land to persons who intend to acquire such estate or interest, for any of the following purposes: (a) to acquire land for farming; (b) to purchase stock, plant and other agricultural requirements; (c) to carry out farming operations generally; (d) to effect improvements on land. The Board may require such security for advances as it deems necessary or desirable.

Implements: Agriculture Act (Cap. 318). (2012)

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