Deeds Registries Amendment Act, 2017 (No. 8 of 2017).. | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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January 2017
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This Act amends the Deeds Registries Act by adding a new Part (VIII) on the establishment and operation of the electronic registry. It also inserts a new Schedule setting out a user agreement between the registrar and registered users, for the purpose of regulating the use of the electronic registry by registered users.

Amends: Deeds Registries Act [Chapter 20:05]. (2001)

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The UK annexed Southern Rhodesia from the former British South Africa Company in 1923. A 1961 constitution was formulated that favored whites in power. In 1965 the government unilaterally declared its independence, but the UK did not recognize the act and demanded more complete voting rights for the black African majority in the country (then called Rhodesia). UN sanctions and a guerrilla uprising finally led to free elections in 1979 and independence (as Zimbabwe) in 1980.

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