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Land (Ownership of Freeholds) Act 1976.

Country/Territory
Papua New Guinea
Document type
Legislation
Date
1964 (2011)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Being an Act to implement Section 56(1)(b) (other rights and privileges of citizens) of the Constitution by: (a) defining the forms of ownership that are to be regarded as freehold; and (b) defining the corporations that are to be regarded as citizens, and to facilitate dealings in certain land to which that paragraph would otherwise apply by making provision for the conversion of certain interests in land to State leases, and for related purposes.
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Land reform Land tenure Traditional rights/customary rights Ownership
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

The main purpose of this Act is to implement section 56(1)(b) (other rights and privileges of citizens) of the Constitution by defining: (a) the forms of ownership that are to be regarded as freehold; and (b) the corporations that are to be regarded as citizens, for the purposes of implementation of provisions regarding freehold ownership rights. Subject to the qualifications and exceptions set out in Division 2 and to Section 4, the forms of ownership of land that are to be regarded as freehold

Full text
English
Website
www.paclii.org

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Land (Ownership of Freeholds) Regulation 1977.

Legislation | Papua New Guinea | 1977 (2006)

Keyword: Land reform, Land tenure, Traditional rights/customary rights, Ownership

Source: FAO, FAOLEX