Executive Powers (Agricultural Credit and Land Tenure) Transfer Proclamation, 1977 (Proclamation AG13 of 1977)

Official Gazette no. 3669
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Executive Powers (Agricultural Credit and Land Tenure) Transfer Proclamation, 1977

Proclamation AG13 of 1977

  • Published in Official Gazette no. 3669 on 18 November 1977
  • Assented to on 14 November 1977
  • Commenced on 18 November 1977
  • [Up to date as at 6 November 2020]
PROCLAMATIONof the ADMINISTRATOR-GENERAL FOR THE TERRITORY OF SOUTH WEST AFRICATRANSFER OF ADMINISTRATION OF DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL CREDIT AND LAND TENURE TO THE ADMINISTRATOR-GENERAL
Under the powers vested in me by Proclamation 181 of 19 August 1977, I hereby make the laws set out in the Schedule.M. T. STEYNAdministrator-GeneralWindhoek, 15 November 1977

Schedule

1. Definition

(1)In this Proclamation “General Proclamation” means the Executive Powers Transfer (General Provisions) Proclamation, 1977 (Proclamation AG. 7 of 1977).
(2)A reference in this Proclamation to any particular law, shall be construed as including a reference to a regulation, rule or other enactment made under or relating to that law.

2. Transfer of administration of Department of Agricultural Credit and Land Tenure

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other law but subject to the provisions of this Proclamation and the General Proclamation, the administration of the affairs of the territory of South West Africa in relation to any matter which at the commencement of this Proclamation is administered by the Minister of Agriculture of the Republic in the Department of Agricultural Credit and Land Tenure, shall be carried on by the Administrator-General.

3. Application of laws

(1)The provisions of subsection (1) of section 3 of the General Proclamation shall, without detracting from the provisions of subsection (2) of that section, not apply to -(a)the reference to the Minister of Agriculture in section 1, section 6(2), (3) and (9), and, in so far as it relates to the office of the Director-General of Surveys, section 9 of the Land Survey Act, 1927 (Act 9 of 1927);(b)the reference to the Republic in sections 11, 12 and 16 of that Act;(c)the Land Surveyors’ Registration Act, 1950 (Act 14 of 1950), except section 12(4) thereof.
(2)Notwithstanding the provisions of section 3(1)(a) of the General Proclamation, the reference to the Government in section 13(3) of the Land Survey Act, 1927, shall be construed as including a reference to the Administrator-General.
(3)Notwithstanding the provisions of section 3(2)(b) of the General Proclamation, the reference to the Minister of Agriculture in sections 5 and 10 of the Agricultural Credit Act, 1966 (Act 28 of 1966), shall be construed as a reference to the Administrator-General.

4. Short title

This Proclamation shall be called the Executive Powers (Agricultural Credit and Land Tenure) Transfer Proclamation, 1977.