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Vanuatu National Leasing Profile : A Preliminary Analysis

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This note summarizes findings from an
analysis of Vanuatu national leasing data drawn from the
Vanuatu department of lands databases for the period of
1980-2010. It provides a preliminary indication of how much
of Vanuatu is currently under lease, where land is being
leased, how leased land is being used, the length of leases,
and the extent that leases have been subdivided. The profile
also highlights areas where data collection needs to be improved.

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August 2012

Proposed agricultural land use plan for former freehold farms 25/77 NQ and 27/77 NQ North East District

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Farms 25/77 NQ and 27/77N0, located in North East District, were acquired by the Government

from the freeholder, Mr Blackbeard in 1990. The purchase followed the recommendations of the

consultants appointed to conduct the feasibility study of the Lower Shashe dam (SMEC, 1990), and

had the objective of providing compensatory land for Matopi villagers who need to be relocated

before flooding of the reservoir.

During the latter part of 1990, the Tati Land Board proposed compensating Matopi residents by

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January 1970

Land Title Act 1994.

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This Act concerns the registration of freehold land and other interests in freehold land and it consists of 211 sections and is divided into 12 Parts. Part 2 concerns the administration of the Act, provides for the operation of the land registry and specifies the functions and powers of the registrar. Part 3 is dedicated to the operation of the freehold land register, while Part 4 concerns the registration of land. Part 5 covers the registration of joint holders in lots and Part 6 regulates dealings directly affecting lots, including transferring and lease.

Land Title Act 1994.

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This Act concerns the registration of freehold land and other interests in freehold land and it consists of 211 sections and is divided into 12 Parts. Part 2 concerns the administration of the Act, provides for the operation of the land registry and specifies the functions and powers of the registrar. Part 3 is dedicated to the operation of the freehold land register, while Part 4 concerns the registration of land. Part 5 covers the registration of joint holders in lots and Part 6 regulates dealings directly affecting lots, including transferring and lease.

Land Act 1994.

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This Act provides for the management of land in Queensland, it consists of 522 sections and is divided into nine Chapters. The objectives of the Act and its application are described in Chapter 1. Chapter 2 covers land allocation, in particular allocation powers (Part 1), reservations in grant titles (Part 2) and native title (Part 3). Chapter 3 covers reserves, deeds of grant in trust and roads. Chapter 4 is dedicated to land holdings: making land available (Part 1), eligibility to hold land (Part 2), leases (Part 3) and permits (Part 4). The Act is completed by six Schedules.