Eleven years of efficient and economical management. February, 1883.
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Crown land is administered under the LDO and the Crown Lands Ordinance, and come under the purview of the Land Commissioner. The Land Commissioner can (and does) delegate his powers to the Government Agent/Divisional Secretary (hereinafter DS/GA). Several laws and enactments deal with state land- how grants are made, how it is recoveredFile Size: KB. Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation - Land Registries. This site contains detailed description of what is held at the Crown Land Administration office and at the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador. Documents date back to the s although there are gaps as twenty volumes were lost in the fire of EstablishmentPrior to the establishment of the Crown Lands Department, the Land Branch of the Colonial Secretary's Office (VA ) had been responsible for the administration of matters relating to the occupation and sale of crown , F.A. Powlett was appointed Chief Commissioner of Crown Lands and head of the Crown Lands Department. The Department assumed responsibility . Following a functional review of the Department of Lands and Surveys, a new Department of Land Administration came into being on 1 July A new organization structure was implemented on 6 February , which divided the Department into four major divisions: Land Operations, Land Titles, Mapping & Survey, and Corporate Services.
In , the recently appointed Chief Commissioner of Crown Lands, F.A. Powlett, described the field duties of the Commissioners as being, "estimating the grazing capabilities of runs, the value of land allotted under pre-emptive right, visiting the localities where new runs have been tendered for, preventing the unlawful occupation of Crown. To simplify the administration of Crown land and provide efficient use of public resources. To make effective use of technical expertise found in government agencies. To provide opportunity for local government to acquire a measure of self-determination in the disposition and management of Crown land within its jurisdiction. Crown lands are all or any part of the land under the administration and control of the Minister of Natural Resources. Of the million hectares of land in Nova Scotia, about million hectares ( million acres or about 29% of the province) is designated as Crown land. Crown land has a more restrictive meaning under the Crown Lands Act For the purpose of that act, Crown land does not include land that has been dedicated for a public purpose, or which is subject to a Crown lease or agreement to purchase. Crown Lands Act. The statute which provides for the administration of Crown land in South Australia.
The public liability, volunteers and property insurances arranged by the department through the Treasury Managed Fund for Crown land managers also cover commons trusts incorporated under the Commons Management Act (the CM Act), commons trust board members, commons trust employees and volunteers in the same way, and subject to the same. The following year Kirkwood obtained a permanent appointment as a clerk in the Crown Lands Department. After confederation he continued on with Ontario’s Crown Lands Department, in Toronto, where he became senior officer in the lands branch, a position he retained until his . On 1 July , the Department of Land Information was formed to assume the management of land titles, property valuation and land mapping from the Department of Land Administration and the Valuer General's Office (the management of Crown land and pastoral leases was passed to the Department of Planning and Infrastructure on this date). (3) In order to enable a local authority to take action under any written law referred to in subsection (1) and for the purpose of the application of such law to Crown land vested in a local authority, the Governor-General may, in any Order published under subsection (2), provide that any written law specified in that Order shall be.