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    An Act to amend the provisions of certain Acts of Parliament.

    Legislation
    Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Americas

    This Act makes amendments to various Laws including the Land Development and Control Act. The amendment concerns the penalty for illegal development of land and not complying with a notice made under the principal Act and specificies development for which development permission is unnecessary.

    Amends: Land Development and Control Act 1977 (Act No. 15 of 1977). (1992)

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to provide that certain testamentary instruments shall be probative if such instruments conform to the Convention on Conflicts of Laws relating to the form of Testamentary Dispositions concluded at the Hague on 5th October 1961.

    Legislation
    Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Americas

    This Act concerns the probative status of titles of inheritance drawn up in accordance with the Convention on Conflicts of Laws relating to the form of Testamentary Dispositions concluded at the Hague Conference on Private International Law. The Act also defines some criteria for a properly executed will.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Americas

    This Act defines powers and limits actions of trustees and other persons appointed in a will, deed or other instrument of settlement or mortgagees to lawfully dispose of land under their control pursuant to rights conferred upon them as trustees or mortgagees.The Act grants powers, subject to conditions a set forth in this Act, to trustees to sell or exchange land indicated in a will, deed or other instrument of settlement.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Americas

    This Act provides rules relative to the possibility of discharge of debt incurred by heirs of a real estate deriving from mortgage or any other equitable charge. The Act also makes provision with respect of mortgagees in recovering debt and duties of heirs or testators or intestate as regarding debts relating to the estate.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Americas

    This Act makes provision for various matters relative to real estate property. The matters regulated include: deeds relating to land, validity of transfer of and other legal actions involving real property and related rights, licensing in relation with property leases, Rights and duties of lessors and lessees, charge of rent, actions in relation with benefit derived from timber on leased land and rights and duties relating to inheritance and mortgage.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Americas

    This Act provides with respect to legal actions relating to recovery of rent or land and places restrictions on the making of entries, distress, action or suit for the reasons as specified in the Act.Legal actions concern the recovery of land or rent, assurances made by tenants in tail of any land, rights of mortgagees and recovery of sums of money secured by any judgement, mortgage or lien. Limitation of action can arise from disability, infancy or unsoundness of mind, absence of persons, etc. Limits in time are specified for various legal actions.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Americas

    This Act provides for representation in relation with and administration of estates involved in inheritance proceedings. It also provides for the transfer of the estate to heirs.The Act regulates rights and duties of personal representatives of a deceased person, who shall act as trustees in respect of the real estate involved in the inheritance and regulates court procedures in case the personal representative has not transferred the real estate to the person entitled to the land within one year from the death of the owner of the land.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Americas

    This Act abolishes various special rights relating to inheritance of an estate in the condition of intestate. The Act also provides various rules relative to succession to real estate and personal estate on intestacy and relative to residuary estate held on statutory trusts for the issue of the intestate. The Act also excludes from its working part of the estate left by will and excludes from the taking a share in the estate of the intestate any person who has committed a serious offence against the intestate.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Americas

    This Act concerns the procedures for the acquisition of land by the State for public purposes and various other matters relating to such acquisition such as assessment and award of compensation and abandonment of acquisition.The Cabinet may, with approval of the legislature, issue a Declaration for purposes of acquisition of land for public purposes. The Cabinet may establish at its discretion the definition of public purpose.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean, Americas

    This Act sets out the procedures, principles and criteria for the adjudication of land in an area declared to be an adjudication area by Order of the Minister made under this Act. The Act also declares all waste and unoccupied land to be Crown land.The Minister shall appoint an Adjudication Officer who shall be in charge of the adjudication of land in the area. Every person claiming an interest in land in the adjudication area shall observe the procedures and criteria as laid down in this Act.

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