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  1. Library Resource

    An Act to define the state land of Botswana, to provide for its disposal and to provide for matters incidental to, or connected with, the foregoing matters.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act concerns “State land”, which means unalienated State land and reacquired State land. Those terms are defined in section 2. The President of Botswana may make and execute grants or other dispositions of any State land or any interest in them. The exercise of such powers may be delegated to a persons authorised by the President by Notice published in the Official Gazette.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to confirm the Tati Concessions, Limited, in the full, free and undisturbed possession as owners of all the land usually known as the Tati District.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act confirms the full, free and undisturbed possession of Tati Concessions, Ltd. as owners of all the land within the Tati District subject to all the terms and conditions of this Act and in accordance with the present and future legislation. The Company shall have the right to minerals in land and to lease or dispose of land without conditions but Government officials shall have right to cut timber and graze stock upon any portion of land within the Tati District free of charge.

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Order, made under section 16 of the Customary Courts Act, specify in the Schedule provisions of enactments customary courts shall have jurisdiction to administer. Enactments include the Branding of Cattle Act (Cap. 36:02), the Matimela Act (Cap. 36:06) and the Tribal Land Act (Cap. 32:02).

    Implements: Customary Courts Act (Chapter 04:05). (2006)

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Order, made under sections 7(2) and 12(5)) of the Customary Courts Act, establishes and recognises the customary courts listed in the First Schedule. It also defines their jurisdiction in civil and criminal cases and, for certain courts, courts also defines jurisdiction in respect of stock theft.

    Implements: Customary Courts Act (Chapter 04:05). (2006)

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to re-enact, with amendments, the Monuments and Relics Act (Cap. 59:03).

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision with respect to the protection and conservation of national monuments and protected heritage areas.The Act provides for the appointment of the Commissioner of Monuments and Relics and defines powers of the Minister for purposes of protection and conservation of national monuments and protected heritage areas. The Minister may, after consultation with the Commissioner, enter into a written agreement with the owner of any national monument, recent artefact, recent historic monument or protected heritage area, for its protection or preservation.

  6. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the control of transactions in agricultural land.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act stipulates that no dealings in agricultural land, i.e. sale, transfer, lease of more than five years, exchange partition, division, etc. shall be contracted with a person not being a citizen of Botswana unless the Minister has given his/her consent to that transaction (sect. 3). This rule does not apply to companies registered under the Companies Act. Proposed transactions of this kind shall be advertised in accordance with section 5. Section 7 sets out criteria for decision making of the Minister with respect to the granting of consent.

  7. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the establishment of a corporation to be known as the Botswana Power Corporation for the generation and supply of electric power and to provide for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act establishes the Botswana Power Corporation, defines its functions and powers and provides with respect to the organization and operations of the Corporation.The Corporation shall be responsible for the generation, transmission, supply and distribution of electricity in areas approved by the Minister in terms of legislation relating to the supply of electricity. The Act stipulates that the functions and operations of the Corporation shall be deemed to be public purposes in accordance with legislation on compulsory acquisition of land.

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to make provision for the licensing and control of undertakings for the generation and supply of electricity and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act provides rules for the generation and supply of electricity and related matters. Generation or supply of electricity requires a licence issued by the Minister. The President may acquire, in accordance with the Acquisition of Property Act, so much land or rights over land, as he or she may consider necessary for any purpose associated with the generation or supply of electricity by a licensee. Acquisition shall be preferentially through agreement with the owner. The Act also makes provision for servitudes and access to land.

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to remove the reservations of trading rights on land transferred by Tati Company and for other matters incidental thereto or connected therewith.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act removes, by mutual consent of the Government and the Tati Company Limited, the reservations of trading rights by the Company registered against the title deeds or however effected on any land which has been transferred by the Company.

  10. Library Resource

    An Act to make provision for the administration of estates of deceased persons, minors, persons under curatorship, absent persons and all property given in trust by deceased persons and to provide for incidental matters.

    Legislation
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision for the administration of estates of deceased persons, of persons that need or are granted protection by law and all property given in trust by deceased persons.

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