Vesting of Land in King Order, 1973
Kings Order in Council 45 of 1973
- Assented to on 13 December 1973
- Commenced on 21 December 1973
- [This is the version of this document at 1 December 1998.]
1. Short titleThis King’s Order-in-Council may be cited as the Vesting of Land in King Order, 1973.
2. InterpretationIn this Order, unless the context otherwise requires—“Minister” means the Minister for Local Administration.
3. Vesting of land and real rights to land in the KingNotwithstanding any other law, all land and real rights to land presently registered in the name of the Crown or the Government or vested in the Crown or the Government shall with effect as from the 12th day of April, 1973 be deemed to vest in the King but shall be described in the Deeds Registry Office and in the title deeds relating to such land or rights and in any documents dealing with such land or rights as vesting in the “Crown”.
4. Vesting of land or real rights to land acquired by the Government after the 12th of April, 1973 in KingAny land or real rights acquired by the Government after the 12th day of April, 1973 in any manner whatsoever shall be deemed to vest in the King and shall be registered in the Deeds Registry Office in the title deeds to the land and in any other documents appertaining thereto as vesting in the “Crown”.
5. Authority of Government to deal with land, etc. vested in the King
6. Swazi Nation land and rights to minerals not affected by this OrderNothing in this Order shall be construed as relating to or affecting land which is vested in the Ngwenyama in trust for the Swazi Nation or to the vesting of all minerals and mineral oils in, under or upon any land in the Ngwenyama in trust for the Swazi Nation.
History of this document
01 December 1998 this version
21 December 1973
13 December 1973