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Name: Native Land Trust Act, 1940 (as amended).
Country: Fiji
Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1940-06-07
Entry into force:
Published on: Separate copy, 12 p.
ISN: FJI-1940-L-68065
Bibliography: Separate copy, 12 p.
Abstract/Citation: Provides for control and administration of native land. Divided into 4 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-3) contains preliminary provisions, and establishes Native Land Trust Board. Part 2 (s. 4-14) regulates control of native land. Control of all native land shall be vested in Board. Makes provision for transfer, alienation, lease and control of native land. Part 3 (s. 15-18) deals with native reserves. Board may designate any portion of native land as native reserve. Prohibits alienation of land in native reserve. Part 4 (s. 19-36) contains miscellaneous provisions.
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