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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree amends the State Lands Act, originally titled “Crown Lands Act”, in section 6 by adding a subsection (6), which provides that any i Taukei land which is exchanged for portions of State land under subsection (3) must not be exchanged for portions of private freehold land under subsection. It also adds a new section (28a), which allows a person who is not a registered surveyor to be appointed as the Director of Lands.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree amends the iTaukei Laud Trust Act (formerly the Native Land Trusts Act) in subsection (2) of section 19A by deleting the words "Great Council of Chiefs" and substituting "iTaukei Affairs Board". Section 19a was inserted by the Native Land Trust (Amendment) Act 2002 the principal Act and concerns allotment of extinct mataqali lands.

    Amends: Native Land Trust Act. (1985)

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree amends the iTaukei Land Act (formerly the Native Lands Act) in subsection 1(b) of section 19 by deleting the words "Great Council of Chiefs" and substituting "iTaukei Affairs Board". Section 19 was inserted by the Native Lands (Amendment) Act 2002 in the principal Act and concerns the allotment of all extinct mataqali land.

    Amends: Native Lands Act. (1985)

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree amends the iTaukei Land Act (formerly the Native Lands Act) by inserting a new section (24), which empowers the Minister to make Regulations prescribing matters that are required or permitted by the principal Act to be prescribed or are necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to the principal Act.

    Amends: Native Lands Act. (1985)

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree provides for use of native land as defined in the Native Lands Act and Crown land as defined in the Crown lands Act. Utilization of land to which this Decree applies shall be decided by the Prime Minister and all such land shall be registered in the Land Use Bank created under this Decree. The Decree also establishes a Land Use Unit in the Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources. This office shall be responsible for valuation of land, issue and renewal of leases and collection of rental. Leases issued under this Decree shall be for 99 years and are protected leases.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree concerns the development of the mouth of the Nadi River and upstream in the vicinity of Denarau as a tourist and travel destination and for this purpose provides for the cancellation of all leases, licence or other instrument of title relating to the area and vests any interest in the Director of Lands. The Decree also provides for use of the area and requires a permit to be obtained from the Minister for building activities.

  7. Library Resource

    A Decree to amend the Native Land Trust Act (Cap. 134).

    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree amends the Native Land Trust Act by establishing in that Act and all subsidiary laws made under that Act the word "native" shall be deleted wherever it appears and be replaced by the word "i Taukei". A new section is inserted in the principal Act. That section establishes that all written laws are amended by deleting all references to the word "native" wherever it appears and by inserting "i Taukei".

    Amends: Native Land Trust Act. (1985)

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree amends the Native Land Trust Act by establishing in that Act and all subsidiary laws made under that Act the word "native" shall be deleted wherever it appears and be replaced by the word "i Taukei". A new section is inserted in the principal Act. That section establishes that all written laws are amended by deleting all references to the word "native" wherever it appears and by inserting "i Taukei".

    Amends: Native Land Trust Act. (1985)

  9. Library Resource

    A Decree to provide for the restructuring of the the mahogany industry in Fiji for the purpose of facilitating its further development having regard to the inetersts of indigenous landowners and the people of Fiji generally, and for related matters.

    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree establishes the Mahogany Industry Council and provides for the continuation of the Fiji Mahogany Trust, which was established as a body corporate under section 5 of the Fiji Mahogany Act 2003 for the benefit of landowners and the Fiji Hardwood Corporation Limited, transformed into a privatised Company for the purposes of developing the mahogany industry in Fiji, including the harvesting and processing of mahogany forests.

  10. Library Resource

    A Decree to amend the Succession, Probate and Administration Act.

    Legislation
    Fiji, Oceania

    This Decree amends the Succession, Probate and Administration Act in section 49 which concerns maximum deposits in any bank that may be paid to widow or next of kin without probate or administration.

    Amends: Succession, Probate and Administration Act (Cap 60). (1985)

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