1.   Short title


   2.   Interpretation


   3.   No dealings in agricultural land without consent of Minister


   4.   Recovery of consideration


   5.   Proposed transactions to be advertised


   6.   Application for consent


    7.   Grant or refusal of consent


    8.   Registration of documents


    9.   False statements


   10.   Acts in furtherance of void transaction



Act 23, 1975,
Act 17, 1986.

An Act to provide for the control of transactions in agricultural land.

[Date of Commencement: 15th August, 1975]


1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Land Control Act.


2.   Interpretation

   In this Act unless the context otherwise requires-

   "agricultural land" means land other than tribal land or land within a township;

   "controlled transaction" means one of the transactions specified in section 3(1) other than that specified in section 3(3);

   "land" includes any estate, interest or right in land;

   "mortgage" includes charge or bond;

   "private company" means a private company within the meaning of the Companies Act;

   "registrar" means any person charged with the registration of dealings in land under any written law, or, in relation to shares in a company, the person keeping the register of shares in that company;

   "share" means a share or debenture within the meaning of the Companies Act.

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