Land Amendment Act 1970

Land Amendment Act 1970

Public Act1970 No 122
Date of assent27 November 1970

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Lands.


An Act to amend the Land Act 1948

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Land Amendment Act 1970, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Land Act 1948 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) This Act shall come into force on the 1st day of January 1971.

    (3) Notwithstanding anything contained in any lease or in the principal Act or any former Land Act, but subject to section 13 of this Act, the provisions of this Act shall apply with respect to leases granted under the principal Act or any former Land Act and current immediately before the commencement of this Act.

2 Renewable lease
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 63(3) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection amended section 63(4) of the principal Act.

    (3) The following enactments are hereby consequentially repealed:

    • (a) Subsection (2) of section 5 of the Land Amendment Act 1950:

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  • [Repealed]

    Section 3 was repealed, as from 30 November 1979, by section 6 Land Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 57).

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7 Appeal to Administrative Division of Supreme Court
  • (1) This subsection amended section 123 of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection amended section 123 of the principal Act.

    (3) This subsection amended section 123 of the principal Act.

    (4) Section 10 of the Land Amendment Act 1951 is hereby consequentially amended by repealing subsections (1) and (2).

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9 Valuation for calculation of renewal rent
  • (1) This subsection amended section 131 of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection amended section 131 of the principal Act.

    (3) This subsection amended section 131 of the principal Act.

    (4) This subsection amended section 131 of the principal Act.

    (5) This subsection amended section 131 of the principal Act.

    (6) This subsection amended section 131 of the principal Act.

    (7) The following enactments are hereby consequentially repealed:

    • (a) Section 14 of the Land Amendment Act 1950:

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12 Appeal to Administrative Division of Supreme Court
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 133 of the principal Act.

    (2) Section 10 of the Land Amendment Act 1951 is hereby further consequentially amended by repealing subsections (3) and (4).

13 Savings
  • (1) Notwithstanding anything in this Act, where—

    • (a) Under the provisions of the principal Act the Board is required, before the commencement of this Act, to determine values under Part 8 of the principal Act for renewal purposes; or

    • (b) Any lessee who has complied with the provisions of section 122 of the principal Act has delivered notice of his election to acquire the fee simple of the land in his lease to the Commissioner before the commencement of this Act,—

    the proceedings for the renewal of the lease or the acquisition of the fee simple shall be continued and completed under the provisions of the principal Act as if this Act had not been passed.

    (2) Notwithstanding anything in section 2, section 3, section 9, or section 11 of this Act, the provisions of the principal Act shall continue to apply, as if those sections had not been enacted, to every renewable lease or pastoral lease in force immediately before the date of the commencement of this Act during the term thereof that is current on that date.