Native Lands Act.
Type of law
Date of original text
Native lands shall be held by native Fijians according to native custom as evidenced by usage and tradition. Such lands may be cultivated, allotted and dealt with by native Fijians amongst themselves according to their native custom (sect. 3). The Act further creates the Native Lands Commission to establish what lands are the rightful and hereditary property of native owners (sect. 4). (23 sections)
Long title of text
An Act relating to native lands.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Revised edition of 1985 of Ordinance No. 11 of 1905.
Laws of Fiji, Cap. 133.