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The Act provides for acquisition of private land by the Crown and related procedures.The Act consists of 36 sections divided into 8 Parts: Preliminary (I); Compulsory Acquisition of land and Abandonment of Acquisition (II); Appointment and Powers of Board of Assessment (III); Determination of Small Claims for Compensation (IV); Provisions Governing Assessment of Compensation, etc.

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This Act shall apply to every tenancy as defined in section 3 of the Landlord and Tenant Act in respect to any land, other than national land or land within a town, and is created under a contract that: (a) is not in writing; or (b) does not provide for a term certain of more than two years; or (c) does provide for a term certain of more than two years and contains a provision whereby either th

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Subject to the provisions of this Act, a promoter may acquire land compulsorily. A “promoter” means any corporation, company or person desirous of acquiring land under the provisions of this Act. The Promoter shall apply to the Minister for the acquisition of lands. A compulsory acquisition shall be approved by the General Assembly.

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Any owner, whose return has been rejected under section 7 of the Land Tax Act and for which an assessment has been made, may object to the valuation with the Commissioner of Lands and Surveys who may refer the matter to the Judge in Chambers (sect. 11). The notice of appeal required by section 11 of the Land Tax Act shall be in Form 1 in the Schedule hereto.

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Land includes, inter alia, lagoons and open waters. "Agricultural land" means land outside the limits of Suburban lands, Beach lands or Towns. The Chief Valuer shall be appointed for purposes of this Act under section 3.

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There is established as a body corporate the Belize Land Development Authority whose functions include: (a) the acquisition, development and improvement of land including infrastructure such as drainage and irrigation; (b) to lease or sell land especially to small farmers; (c) engage in land development projects; (d) to sell or export produce; (e) trade in fertilizers, agricultural chemicals, f

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An Act to provide for the improvement of coastal zone management in Belize through the establishment of a Coastal Zone Management Authority and a Coastal Zone Management Institute; to provide for the establishment of a Board of Directors to control, and manage the affairs of the Authority; to provide for the preparation of a Coastal Zone Management Plan to provide for the establishment of mecha

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The Minister may declare adjudication areas for the purposes of this Act (sect. 3). After a declaration made under section 3, the Minister shall appoint a land Adjudication Tribunal for the adjudication (sect. 4). The Tribunal consists of an Adjudicator and two other members who shall be land surveyors or, lawyers or land economists.

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The 22 sections of this Act are divided into 5 Parts: Preliminary (I); Strata Lots (II); Corporations (III); Registration and Dealings (IV); Management and administration (V).

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Regulations made under the Strata Titles Act. The 23 regulations are divided into 6 Parts: Preliminary (I); Strata Plans (II); Phased Development (II:01); Transfers in Certain Cases (III); Insurance by Proprietors and Buildings Damaged but not destroyed (IV); Voting by Chargee and Fees (V).

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