Dominican Republic

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Legislation
June 2008

This Act provides rules for the registration of title or other interests in land and related matters and provides for the form of transfer of title in land or other interest in land such as mortgages, caveats, leases and easements.There shall continue to be a Registrar of Land who shall be the Chief Executive Officer responsible for the administration of this Act. The Registrar may delegate the Registrar’s powers and functions to the Assistant Registrar of Land.

Regulations
January 2006

El presente Reglamento General de Registros de Títulos, que complementa la Ley Nº 108 de Registro Inmobiliario, tiene por objeto regular el funcionamiento de la Dirección Nacional de Registro de Títulos y los Registros de Títulos, así como el procedimiento y la forma en que se registran los derechos reales inmobiliarios de conformidad con la Ley de Registro Inmobiliario.

Legislation
April 2013

This Act provides for the establishment of Customary Land Advisory Commission. The Commission shall, among other things: (a) recommend to Cabinet suggested measures for the facilitation, encouragement and promotion of the economic use of customary land in Samoa; (b) review all laws affecting customary land in Samoa and make recommendations to Cabinet for changes to such laws where such are necessary for the facilitation, encouragement and promotion of the economic use of customary land.

Legislation
January 1978

This Act establishes the Port Authority for Montserrat and defines its functions and powers. The Act also makes provision with respect to compulsory acquisition of land by the Authority and defines certain rules applying to port operations and navigation in ports. Some provisions concern the storage of perishable goods. The Governor may with the advice of the Authority, make Regulations generally for the conveyance, loading, discharging and storage of dangerous goods within the limits of a port.

Implemented by: Port Authority Regulations (Cap. 7.09) (2002-01-01)

Legislation
January 1995

Amendments of the principal Act are made by this Act in relation to: definitions (sect. 1 of the principal Act), the Land Leases Register (sects. 2,4), registered leases and freehold titles in estates in the framework of the coming into force of the Freehold Titles Act No. 13 of 1994 (sects. 8, 13, 14, 15, 22, 30, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 59, 60, 66, 67, 69, 71, 72, 76, 91 and 107). Section 12A provides that the Director may combine or subdivide freehold estates in specified cases.

Legislation
March 2015

This Act amends the National Parks and Protected Areas Act, 1975 in section designated national parks (listed in the Schedule to the principal Order) and on powers of the President to amend the Schedule for purposes of designating national parks or altering its boundaries or description. Leases to the State of lands included in a park shall be excluded from the park upon expiry of the lease.

Amends: National Parks and Protected Areas Act, 1975. (1991)

Legislation
March 2015

This Act amends the Carib Reserve Act by changing the name of the Act in the "Kalinago Territory Act" and by making consequential amendments. The word "Reserve" shall by substituted by the word "Territory" wherever it appears.

Amends: Carib Reserve Act (Cap. 25:90). (1991)

Legislation
August 1990

This Act provides within the framework of privatisation, with respect to an exchange of land of the Government and the Corporation. The Act also provides that all of the estates and interests of the Corporation in all lands in Samoa held by it shall vest in such person as shall be determined by the Head of State acting on the advice of Cabinet by Order.

Amends: Samoa Trust Estates Corporation Act 1977. (2014-12-31)

Legislation
November 1951

This Act makes provision for measures for the prevention of floods in Barbados. The Minister may by Order declare any area to be a flood area. The Chief Technical Officer may from time to time prepare plans for the approval of the Minister for the execution of flood works in any flood area, having regard to the coastal zone management plan referred to under the Coastal Zone Management Act. When the plans have been approved, written notice thereof shall be given to any person whose land, premises, plants, trees or growing crops may be affected by such flood works.

Legislation
February 1995

For the purposes of this Act there is hereby established an office to be known as the Central Land Record Office which shall be responsible for the administration of the provisions of this Act and be the central repository of copies of all records of customary land holdings. These offices shall be managed by the Judicial and Legal Service Commission acting as National Recorder. Tasks of the National Recorder are set out in section 7 and include registration of customary land. "Customary land" has the meaning ascribed thereto in section 2 of the Land and Titles Act Titles.