This Act, among other things, recognizes the Minerals Management Board as established by section 214 of the Constitution and provides rules relative to exploration and exploitation of minerals in Swaziland. The Act defines functions and powers of the Board, establishes an office of the Commissioner of Mines and defines functions of the Commissioner of Mines.
This Order makes provision for the establishment of a Land Taxation Board, appointed by the Minister for Financial and Economic Planning and elected among persons who are experienced in the agricultural and industrial development of Swaziland.
The Act provides for the establishment of a town planning board, which shall exercise the following functions: (a) to advise the Minister in matters relating to the preparation and carrying into effect of town planning schemes; (b) to encourage the study of town planning: (c) to advise and assist local authorities generally in connection with town planning schemes and the layout of new township
This Order empowers the Central Rural Development Board to report on the condition of natural resources, i.e. water, soil, grass and timber, on land held by the State and to recommend to the Ngwenyama the steps to be taken for the protection of these resources and for the improvement of grazing control methods.
The objectives of this Act are to establish a framework for environmental protection and the integrated management of natural resources on a sustainable basis; to transform the Swaziland Environment Authority into a body corporate, to establish the Swaziland Environment Fund; and to provide for various other matters to environment protection.The Act consists of 90 sections divided into 11 Parts
The competent local authority shall make, assess and levy a general rate each financial year upon all immovable property according to the provisions of Part I of the Schedule. Each rate shall be made, levied and assessed on immovable property on the basis of the valuation of the land and improvements thereon.
No person other than a Swazi shall, without the written permission of the Ngwenyama, (a) use or occupy any portion of a Swazi area or allow any cattle or sheep to graze upon any Swazi area or burn grass, or (b) hunt any game.
A Surveyor-General for Swaziland shall be appointed by the Minister for Works, Power and Communications, who shall: (a) supervise and control the survey and charting of land; (b) take charge of and preserve all records appertaining to surveys of land; (c) examine all general plans and diagrams of surveys of land before any registration of such land is carried out; (d) define on the diagram of a