This Act sets forth procedures and principles of acquiring any land by the Government for public purposes and abandonment of acquisition. The acquisition of lands for public purposes shall only be made by the declaration of the Governor General. In addition, the Governor General may authorize officers for a preliminary survey or other investigation of the land, for the purchase of the land without waiting for formal procedures, for setting and marking the borders of the acquired land, for negotiating with the land owners, and for gathering information.
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Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1947Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 1946Grenada
The Central Housing and Planning Authority is charged with carrying out of functions under this Act in accordance with section 3. The Authority shall issue rules relative to the preparation and the adoption of town planning schemes, country schemes and supplementary schemes. The Authority may adopt schemes for the whole country, schemes for specified land, schemes proposed by land owners, or schemes proposed by local authorities (sect. 5). These Schemes must be approved by the Governor in Council under section 6. Local authorities affected by a scheme shall be consulted under section 9.
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