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Native Lands (Amendment) Act 2016 (No. 13 of 2016).

Country/Territory
Tuvalu
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to amend the provisions of the Native Lands Act to provide for unjust enrichment of landowners.
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Land tenure Lease Transfer Liability/compensation
Geographical area
Least Developed Countries, Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act amends the Native Lands Act by inserting a new section 65 making provision with respect to unjust enrichment due to improvements made by lawful occupants. Landowners shall pay compensation for such improvements carried out by occupants that occupied or occupy land on the basis of (a) Leases and sub-leases; (b) Transfer of leases and sub-leases (c) Transfer of native lease; (d) Sub-letting; (e) Passing of interest of lessee; (f) Giving up possession and interests of land; (g) Exchange of

Full text
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References - Legislation

Amends

Native Lands Act (Cap. 46.20).

Legislation | Tuvalu | 1956 (2008)

Keyword: Court/tribunal, Traditional rights/customary rights, Land tenure, Lease, Cadastre/land registration, Survey/mapping

Source: FAO, FAOLEX