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This Act concerns establishment and functioning of the traditional assembly in each island of Tuvalu. The Falekaupule listed in Schedule 1 are established and shall have the areas of authority specified in that Schedule in respect of each Falekaupule.
The constitution was approved by Parliament and given royal assent by the Governor-General on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II.
This Act regulates matters relative to construction and execution of wills and inheritance of estates of deceased persons. It defines the right to dispose of property by will and defines procedures of and restrictions on inheritance.
This Order prescribes fees for various acts of Land Courts including the non-contentious administration and partition of an estate, the determination and confirmation of a boundary, registration of documents and an appeal against any determination or judgment. It also sets out rules relative to who shall pay the fee, exemptions from payment and enforcement of payment.
Implements: Native Lands Act (Cap. 46.20). (2008-12-31)