Land Act 1994. | Land Portal

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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.Chapter 5 regulates matters affecting land holdings, in particular rents, conditions, compensation, forfeiture, improvements and tree management on unallocated State land (Part 6). Chapter 6 covers land registration and dealings affecting land. Chapter 7 concerns the administration of the Act (Part 1), unlawful occupation of land (Part 2) and legal proceeding related to land. Chapter 8 regulates continued rights and tenures including reserves, leases, licences and permits; Chapter 9 contains miscellaneous provisions.

Implemented by: Land Regulation 1995. (2010-08-01)
Implemented by: Land Regulation 2009. (2017-05-26)
Amended by: Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011. (2017)

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