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LAND USE ACT (VALIDATION OF CERTAIN LAWS, ETC.) ACT

 ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

SECTION

  1. Validation of certain laws, etc.
  2. Short title.

LAND USE ACT (VALIDATION OF CERTAIN LAWS, ETC.) ACT

An Act to regularise the issuance of regulations by State Governments pursuant to
the Land Use Act.

[1979 No. 94.]

[28th September, 1979]

[Commencement.]

  1. Validation of certain laws, etc.

(1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Land Use Act or any other en-
actment, all laws, and subsidiary legislation made at any time between the commence-
ment of the Land Use Act and 30th September 1979 by a Military Administrator (or for-
mer Military Governor), the Executive Council, a Commissioner or any other authority or
any public officer of a State shall be deemed to have been validly made and shall have
effect as if they had been made under or pursuant to the Land Use Act and accordingly,
shall hereafter continue to have effect according to their tenor and intendment as if they
were regulations made under or pursuant to section 46 of that Act.

[Cap. L5.]

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1) of this section-

      (a)              all contracts and all executive and judicial acts, including acts pertaining to the
establishment, membership and functions of any Land Use and Allocation
Committee or of any other authority or to the appointment of any person, shall
be deemed to have been validly entered into or done and shall hereafter con-
tinue to have effect as provided in the said subsection; and

      (b)              any instrument or other evidence relating to the allocation of any land, whether
or not expressed to have been made under the Land Use Act, shall be deemed
to have been validly issued or given under or pursuant to that Act and shall
continue to have effect according to its tenor and intendment accordingly.

[Cap. L5.]

  1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Land Use Act (Validation of Certain Laws, etc.) Act.

 

LAND USE ACT (VALIDATION OF CERTAlN LAWS, ETC.) ACT

SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

No Subsidiary Legislation