This Act provides for the recognition of Samoans and the registration of persons declared by the Court to be Samoans. The Act also provides that no person other than a Samoan shall be eligible: (a) to hold a matai title; (b) to hold the pule over any land; (c) to use any land as of right other than under any lease, licence or mortgage which may be permitted by any Act; (d) to participate in the rents or profits of any land other than under any lease, licence or mortgage which may be permitted by any Act; or (e) to acquire any estate or interest in any land by virtue of any gift, devise or bequest, or otherwise than by virtue of any lease, licence or mortgage which may be permitted by any Act.
Authors and Publishers
Rudolph Hupperts (LEGN)
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