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There shall be maintained in Port Vila a Land Records Office in which shall be kept a register to be known as the Land Leases Register. A Director of Land Records shall be appointed under section 3. The Director shall prepare a survey plan for each parcel of land in accordance with section 10. Effects of registration are defined in section 14 and following. Section 27 defines the priority of registered instruments. Subject to the provisions of this Act (sections 32 to 50) and of any other law, the owner of land may lease the land or part of it to any person for a definite term. Remaining sections of this Act concern other titles in land such as mortgages and easements, co-ownership, transmission, trusts, and cautions.

Implemented by: Land Leases General Rules (Cap. 163). (1988)
Implemented by: Land Leases Prescribed Forms Order (Cap. 163). (2006)
Implemented by: Land Leases Refund of Fees Rules Order 2006 (No. 7 of 2006). (2006-01-20)
Amended by: Land Leases (Amendment) Act (No. 30 of 1988). (1989-01-18)
Amended by: Land Leases (Amendment) Act (No. 38 of 1989). (1989-12-19)
Amended by: Land Leases (Amendment) Act, 2003 (No. 24 of 2003). (2003-12-01)
Amended by: Land Leases (Amendment) Act 1995 (Act No. 2 of 1995). (1995)
Amended by: Land Leases (Amendment) Act, 2006 (No. 35 of 2006). (2006-12-28)
Amended by: Land Leases (Amendment) Act, 2004 (No. 11 of 2004). (2004-12-30)

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