Mission To provide secretarial services to land control and land related boards.
In terms of Section 10 of the Subdivision of Land Act, 1957 the Minister has power to decide appeals by any person whose application for subdivision of land has been refused by the Natural Resources Board. The decision of the minister shall be final.
The Natural Resources Board.
The board is established in terms of Section 3 of the Natural Resources Act, 1951 to do certain functions related to conservation and improvement of natural resources. In addition to its functions under the said Act, the board decides on applications for subdivisions of land in terms of Section 3 of the Subdivision of Land Act, 1957. Consent for subdivision is given in terms of a certificate under the hand of the Minister. Any person whose application has been refused by the board has the right to appeal to the Minister whose decision shall be final. The Land Control Board.
This board is established in terms of Section 3 of the Land Speculation Control Act, 1972. The function of the board is to consider applications for consent in respect of a controlled transaction (as defined under Section 2 of the Act).
The Land Control Appeals Board.
This board is established in terms of Section 3 of the Land Speculation Control Act, 1972. The function of the board is to determine appeals from persons whose application for consent have been refused by the Land Control Board. The Central Farm Dwellers Tribunal.
This tribunal is established in terms of the Farm Dwellers Control Act, 1982. The functions of the tribunal include, inter alia, to hear and determine any appeal by a person aggrieved by any decision of a District Tribunal, to hear an application for renewal of an Agreement for farm dwelling. The District Farm Dwellers Tribunal (for each district).
This tribunal is established in terms of Section 7 of the Farm Dwellers Control Act, 1982. The main function of the tribunal is to hear and decide any dispute between an owner and an ‘umnumzane’ concerning the rights and liabilities under an Agreement, attempt conciliation and failing conciliation make such order relating to the dispute, including conciliation of the Agreement and the removal of the ‘umnumzane’ and his dependants from the farm as it deems necessary.
Ms. Gabsile Mabuza
P.O. Box 57 Mbabane Swaziland
Income Tax Building Mhlambanyatsi Road Fourth Floor Mbabane Swaziland