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  1. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the survey of land and matters incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    A Surveyor-General for Swaziland shall be appointed by the Minister for Works, Power and Communications, who shall: (a) supervise and control the survey and charting of land; (b) take charge of and preserve all records appertaining to surveys of land; (c) examine all general plans and diagrams of surveys of land before any registration of such land is carried out; (d) define on the diagram of any piece of land the geometrical figure representing any portion of the land; (e) cancel or amend in accordance with any law any general plan or diagram found to be incorrect; (f) prepare, certify and

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the setting apart of land for the sole and exclusive occupation by Swazis, and the grant of freehold or other rights to persons holding concessions in respect of land not so set apart.

    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The Special Commissioner appointed to exercise the duties imposed by this Act, shall set apart portions of land affected by any land concession or land concessions for the sole and exclusive use and occupation by Swazis, and shall for such purpose order the survey and demarcation of land. Further provisions concern the issue of freehold title in favour of concessionaires having (a) title to the ownership of land; or (b) a lease of land which is not less than ninety-year's duration under the conditions established in section 6 of the Regulation.

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    For the purpose of implementing the Land Survey Act 1961, the Regulation establish in Part III, concerning field work, establishes, inter alia, the procedure, methods of measurement and the limit of allowable difference from the original survey. Part IV regards the placing of beacons, the marking of survey stations, the damage to and removal of trigonometrical stations, reference marks and bench marks, and the placing of reference marks.

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    An Act to provide for the conservation and improvement of the natural resources and for other matters incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The Act provides for the establishment of the Natural Resources Board, whose functions shall: (a) except in respect of Swazi areas to exercise supervision over natural resources; (b) to promote the conservation and improvement of natural resources; (c) to advice the Minister of Agriculture on the proper conservation, use and improvement of natural resources. The Minister may, on the recommendation of the board, set aside Government land or acquire land in areas other than the Swazi areas, for the conservation or improvement of natural resources.

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to repeal and replace the Rating Act 1967.

    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The competent local authority shall make, assess and levy a general rate each financial year upon all immovable property according to the provisions of Part I of the Schedule. Each rate shall be made, levied and assessed on immovable property on the basis of the valuation of the land and improvements thereon. Section 7 establishes the cases in which immovable property shall be exempted from the payment of rates. Part III of the Act describes the procedure, methods and criteria to be taken into account for the valuation of the land.

  6. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the sub-division of land in Swaziland.

    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision for the sub-division of land and establishes that no person shall sub-divide any land without the consent of the Natural Resources Board, except in the cases listed in article 7 (inter alia, in case of Crown land or any land registered in the name of the Government; any stand, erf, lot or other land in any proclaimed township or urban area in respect of which provision for the control of sub-division already exists; any sub-division exceeding 4.283 hectares in extent in pursuance of a valid deed of sale entered into before the date of promulgation of this Act).

  7. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the payment of transfer duty on the sale and alienation of fixed property and of leases of fixed property.

    Legislation
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    The Act establishes inter alia (a) the criteria to be taken into account in ascertaining the value of the property for the payment of transfer duty; (b) a list of costs and charges that do not form part of the valuation on which the duty is payable; (c) the deadline for the payment of the duty in case of sale, lease, exchange or donation, deferred possession, conditional sale, lease, exchange or donation, joint ownership. Exemptions from the transfer duty shall be allowed in the cases and to the extent provided for in Section 13.

  8. Library Resource

    A King's Order-in-Council to provide for the establishment of a Land Taxation Board with power to impose a tax on undeveloped or underdeveloped land.

    Regulations
    Eswatini, Southern Africa, Africa

    This Order makes provision for the establishment of a Land Taxation Board, appointed by the Minister for Financial and Economic Planning and elected among persons who are experienced in the agricultural and industrial development of Swaziland.

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to regulate the survey in the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

    Legislation
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

    The text of the Act opens with an extensive interpretation section. It includes definitions of "contiguous", "diagram", "erf", "land surveyor", "owner", "reference mark", and "township". The Minister shall appoint a Chief Surveyor-General (sect. 2). The Chief Surveyor-General shall be in charge of such geodetic, topographical and cadastrial survey and land information services in the republic as the Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs may direct and shall perform the duties specified in section 3. Offices of the Chief Surveyor-General may be established in the provinces (sect. 4).

  10. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the delegation of powers and the assignment of the administration of laws regarding land matters to the provinces; to provide for the creation of uniform land legislation; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

    Section 2 empowers the Minister of Land Affairs to delegate any power conferred upon him or her by or under a law regarding land matters to a premier or member of the Executive Council of a Province or any officer contemplated in section 1 of the Local Government Transition Act, 1993. The power delegated shall be exercised subject to directions of the Minister. The Premier or a member of the Executive Council may again delegate the power delegated to him or her to specified local government officials.

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