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Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, No. 3 of 1996

Long title

To provide for security of tenure of labour tenants and those persons occupying or using land as a result of their association with labour tenants; to provide for the acquisition of land and rights in land by labour tenants; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE

CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
1. Definitions

CHAPTER II. RIGHT TO OCCUPY AND USE LAND
2. Limitation of rights
3. Right to occupy and use land
4. Provision of labour
5. Prohibition on eviction
6. Application for eviction
7. Order for eviction
8. Relocation of labour tenant for operational requirements of owner
9. Limitations on eviction
10. Effect of order for eviction
11. Notice of intended eviction
12. Reinstatement
13. Proceedings in other courts [...Title amended bt Act 1997_063_034_19971121 - was entitled "Pending proceedings"]
14. Eviction pending application for acquisition of rights in land
15. Urgent proceedings for eviction
15A. Offences [...inserted by Act 2001_051_004_20011205]

CHAPTER III. ACQUISITION OF OWNERSHIP OR OTHER RIGHTS IN LAND BY LABOUR TENANT
16. Right to acquire land
17. Notice of application and initial procedure
18. Resolution of claim by agreement
19. Hearing of application by Court or referral to arbitration {..Title amended by Act 1997_063_036_19971121 - was entitled "Initiation of arbitration proceedings"]
20. Arbitration proceedings
21. Proceedings before Court
22. Powers of arbitrator and Court
23. Owner's right to compensation
24. Failure to pay compensation
25. Land subject to mortgage bonds or deeds of sale
26. Advances or subsidies
27. Application for advance or subsidy
28. Notes of orders of Court

CHAPTER IV. THE COURT AND ARBITRATORS
29. Jurisdiction
30. Application of provisions of Restitution of Land Rights Act
31. Panel of arbitrators
32. Powers of review
33. Additional powers of arbitrator and Court
34. Application to Court for further directives or orders
35. Effect of order of Court [...Title amended by Act 1996_078_031_19961120 - was entitled "Effect of order of arbitrator or Court"]

CHAPTER V. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
36. Mediation
37. Provision of technical information to parties
38. Deeds registration
38A. Transfer duty not payable [...inserted by Act 1997_063_044_19971121]
39. Attachment of or other prejudice to right to claim right in land
40. Non-application of certain laws
41. Regulations
42. Delegation of powers
43. Short title

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