These Regulations, made by the Minister under sections 28(4FA) and 34 of the Sugar Industry Efficiency Act (28A was introduced by the Sugar Industry Efficiency (Amendment) Act 2016), specify the circumstances in which a person is entitled to convert land free of land conversion tax and the conversion factor.
Implements: Sugar Industry Efficiency Act. (1990)
Authors and Publishers
Hupperts, Rudolph (LEGN)
Although known to Arab and Malay sailors as early as the 10th century, Mauritius was first explored by the Portuguese in the 16th century and subsequently settled by the Dutch - who named it in honor of Prince Maurits van NASSAU - in the 17th century. The French assumed control in 1715, developing the island into an important naval base overseeing Indian Ocean trade, and establishing a plantation economy of sugar cane. The British captured the island in 1810, during the Napoleonic Wars.
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