Papua New Guinea

The index below offers access to a diverse collection of land-related publications and resources related specifically to this country, which have been classified by contributing organizations.

Country land legislations: 38 entries

Treaties, laws and regulations on land and soil extracted from FAOLEX

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Land (Tenure Conversion) Act 1963.Date of entry: 04 Mar 1998 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Land Groups Incorporation Act (Chapter 147).Date of entry: 21 Aug 2000 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Land Groups Incorporation Regulation (Chapter 147).Date of entry: 21 Aug 2000 Last edit: 04 Apr 2007
Land Registration Act.Date of entry: 02 May 2001 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Land (Tenure Conversion) Regulation 1964.Date of entry: 20 May 2005 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Land Registration Regulation 1999.Date of entry: 20 May 2005 Last edit: 20 Feb 2012
Land (Ownership of Freeholds) Act 1976.Date of entry: 20 May 2005 Last edit: 20 Feb 2012
Land (Ownership of Freeholds) Regulation 1977.Date of entry: 20 May 2005 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Land Regulation 1999.Date of entry: 20 May 2005 Last edit: 20 Feb 2012
Landlord and Tenant (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1975.Date of entry: 20 May 2005 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Law of Property (Execution of Powers) Act 1975.Date of entry: 20 May 2005 Last edit: 04 Apr 2007
Land Disputes Settlement Act 1975.Date of entry: 27 May 2005 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Land Disputes Settlement Regulation 1975.Date of entry: 27 May 2005 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Land Titles Commission Act 1962.Date of entry: 27 May 2005 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Survey Act 1969.Date of entry: 04 Nov 2005 Last edit: 04 Apr 2007
Survey Regulation 1970.Date of entry: 04 Nov 2005 Last edit: 04 Apr 2007
Survey Co-ordination Act 1967.Date of entry: 04 Nov 2005 Last edit: 04 Apr 2007
Survey Co-ordination Regulation 1969.Date of entry: 04 Nov 2005 Last edit: 04 Apr 2007
National Capital District Commission (Land Tax) Regulation 1991.Date of entry: 22 Aug 2006 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Village Courts Act 1989.Date of entry: 22 Aug 2006 Last edit: 04 Apr 2007
Village Courts Regulation 1974.Date of entry: 22 Aug 2006 Last edit: 04 Apr 2007
National Land Registration Act 1977.Date of entry: 29 Mar 2007 Last edit: 11 Apr 2007
Valuation Act 1967.Date of entry: 04 Apr 2007 Last edit: 13 Apr 2007
Valuation Regulation 1967.Date of entry: 04 Apr 2007 Last edit: 13 Apr 2007
Corporate Bodies (Joint Tenancy) Act 1951 (Cap. 143).Date of entry: 20 Feb 2012 Last edit: 22 Feb 2012
Harbours Board Act 1963.Date of entry: 20 May 2005 Last edit: 26 Mar 2007
Physical Planning Act 1989.Date of entry: 07 Sep 2005 Last edit: 29 Mar 2007
Interpretation Act 1975.Date of entry: 04 Apr 2007 Last edit: 13 Apr 2007
National Development Bank Act 2007 (No. 5 of 2007).Date of entry: 20 Feb 2012 Last edit: 22 Feb 2012
Land Act.Date of entry: 17 Aug 2000 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
National Parks and Gardens Ordinance (No. 70 of 1966).Date of entry: 15 Mar 2004 Last edit: 06 Dec 2005
Conservation Areas Act 1978 (Cap 362).Date of entry: 04 May 2005 Last edit: 20 Feb 2012
Mining Act 1992.Date of entry: 17 Jun 2005 Last edit: 28 Mar 2007
Physical Planning Regulation 1990.Date of entry: 07 Sep 2005 Last edit: 29 Mar 2007
National Parks Act 1982.Date of entry: 08 Sep 2006 Last edit: 29 Mar 2007
Environment (Amendment) Act 2012.Date of entry: 21 Oct 2013 Last edit: 23 Oct 2013
Environment Act 2000.Date of entry: 26 Mar 2007 Last edit: 14 Apr 2014

FAO Land publications: 18 entries

Extracted from the FAO Corporate Document Repository

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  This paper is part of a broader Chatham House study which assesses illegal logging and the associated trade. The study, which began in 2006, measures the nature and extent of the problem, and...
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“Developers are seeking palm oil concessions to as a means to circumvent restrictions on industrial logging in Papua New Guinea, finds a new study published in the journal Conservation Letters...
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“Footage from the Oakland Institute’s work in Papua New Guinea to support the indigenous peoples’ struggle for their customary land amid serious land grabs. Recently, we have...
Multimedia
“Footage from the Oakland Institute’s work in Papua New Guinea to support the indigenous peoples’ struggle for their customary land amid serious land grabs. Recently, we have...
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“The authors of this Analytical Paper argue that policy makers in forest countries must look beyond reform of tenure laws to address the pressing need for REDD+ enabling conditions. A...
Multimedia
VIDEO: A documentary film on land grabs in Papua New Guinea to support the indigenous peoples’ struggle for their customary land/Project by Oakland Institute. read more
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Marcus Colchester & Sophie Chao (Eds) with Jonas Dallinger, H.E.P Sokhannaro, Vo Thai Dan and Jo Villaneuva Published by Forest Peoples Programme and ...
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Marcus Colchester & Sophie Chao (Eds) with Ramy Bulan, Jennifer Corpuz, Amity Doolittle, Devasish Roy, Myrna Safitri, Gam Shimray and Prasert Trakansuphakon Asia...
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“2011 was designated as “Year of the Forests” by the United Nations. While there was relatively little progress on intergovernmental forest protection programs during the year, a...
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8 December, 2011 Click here to read the Down To Earth Newsletter, which includes articles on The Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate (MIFEE). From the ...
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