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Barbuda Land (Amendment) Act No. 41 of 2017.

Antigua and Barbuda
Document type
Long title
An Act to amend the Barbuda Land Act 2007, No. 23 of 2007.
Land & soil
Land tenure Land reform Land-use planning Public land Lease Cadastre/land registration
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Latin America and the Caribbean, LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN FAO, North Atlantic, Small Island Developing States
Entry into force notes
This Act shall enter into force on a day to be appointed by the Minister by Notice published in the Official Gazette.

This Act amends the long title of the principal Act as “An Act to restate the law relating to the ownership of all lands within the island of Barbuda as embodied in the Barbuda Act, 1904 Chapter 42 of the Revised Edition of the Laws of Antigua and Barbuda 1993, to provide for Barbudans to have equal rights to purchase the freehold interest in land situate in the island of Barbuda, the right to own a leasehold interest in such land, to provide for the management, administration and development control of land in the island of Barbuda, to provide for the confirmation or otherwise of certain leases of land in Barbuda and for incidental and connected purposes.” Furthermore, this Act repeals Part II of the Principal Act and replaces with the Part II: The ownership of freehold and leasehold interest in land on Barbuda. Part III of the principal Act is amended by repealing and replacing with Part III: The rights of Barbudans. Part VIII of the principal Act is amended regarding land registry.

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References - Legislation


Barbuda Land Act, 2007 (No. 23 of 2007).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2010

Keyword: Timber extraction/logging, Fuelwood, Authorization/permit, Forest management/forest conservation, Land tenure, Land reform, Land-use planning, Public land, Lease, Court/tribunal, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-information


Repealed by

Crown Lands (Regulation) (Amendment) Act No. 6 of 2018.

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2018

Keyword: Land-use planning, Public land