Land Act (Group Settlement Areas), 1960
- This Act seeks to ensure the uniformity of laws and policies for the purpose of implementing group settlement areas and the conditions for alienation and placement of land in the area as well as other related matters.
- This act was amended in 2002 and came into force on 26 December 2002. Following the amendments made, ownership in rural areas under the Group Settlement Areas Act can be alienated and held jointly between not more than two owners.
- Amended sections are Section 7, Section 12, Section 14 and Section 15. While Section 16 has been removed from the Act. Form AA has been introduced as a new form that must be completed in the case of transfer of one’s private property to wife, ex-wife or relative of the owner.