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Body named to look at Tobago land issues
Letters of appointment were given to seven people who will serve on the Committee on the Regularisation of Land Title in Tobago during a ceremony at Rovanels’ Resort on Monday.<!--break--> They will be responsible for making recommendations for regularising land in Tobago, organising consultations with stakeholders, reviewing documentation of and legislation including the Land Adjudication Act No 14 of 2000, the Land Tribunal Act No15 of 2000 and the Registration to Title of Land Act No16 of 2000.
The committee is also expected to review the report by the Special Committee appointed to make recommendations to the amendment of the Real Property Ordinance with a view to find a solution to the pressing problems of Land Title in Tobago. Minister of Legal Affairs Prakash Ramadhar, who was on hand to distribute the letters of appointment, said while issues might arise during the tenure of the committee, they were expected to deliver their report by 2011 to ensure legislation was brought to the Parliament.
The committee is headed by Minister of Tobago Development Vernella Alleyne-Toppin. Other members of the committee are Alvin Pascal, Deborah Moore-Miggins, Anthony Arnold, Roslyn Parmasad and Rionne Boyke.
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