ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Short title
2. Land in the Tati District vested in the Tati Concessions, Ltd
3. Effect of Act on rights or obligations of the National Railways of Zimbabwe
4. Land may be disposed of by Company by sale or lease
5. Sales and leases prior to 21st January, 1911, to remain valid
6. Rights to minerals and precious stones reserved to the Company
7. Government officials have right to cut timber and graze stock
8. Company may not make laws or levy taxes
9. Nothing in this Act shall affect the B.S.A. Co.'s Charter
Proc. 2, 1911,
Cap. 90, 1948,
Cap. 112, 1959,
HMC Order 1, 1963,
L.N. 84, 1966,
Act 54, 1968,
Act 62, 1970.
An Act to confirm the Tati Concessions, Limited, in the full, free and undisturbed possession as owners of all the land usually known as the Tati District.
[Date of Commencement: 21st January, 1911]
This Act may be cited as the Tati Concessions Land Act.
The Tati Concessions, Limited, its successors and assigns, is hereby confirmed in the full, free and undisturbed possession as owners of all the land within the Tati District, the limits of which district are as follows, viz.: From the place where the Shashe River rises to its junction with the Tati and Ramokgwebana Rivers, thence along the Ramokgwebana River to where it rises and thence along the watershed of those rivers, subject to all the terms and conditions of this Act and in accordance with the laws now or hereafter in force within Botswana.
Nothing in this Act shall add to or take away from any rights or obligations which have been conferred on or imposed on the National Railways of Zimbabwe (formerly known as the Rhodesia Railways, Limited), by the agreement of November, 1910, between that company and the Tati Concessions, Limited, a copy whereof is set out in the Schedule, and the plans annexed to which have been deposited as hereinbefore recited.
The Tati Concessions, Limited, shall have full power and authority to dispose by sale, lease, or otherwise of any portion of the land within the Tati District not being land reserved as aforesaid for the National Railways of Zimbabwe; and the purchaser or lessee or occupier under any agreement with the Tati Concessions, Limited, shall have the right of full, free and undisturbed possession subject to the terms of the said purchase, lease or agreement, and to the terms of this Act.
All sales, leases or agreements whereunder occupation of land has been given by the Tati Concessions, Limited, prior to 21st January, 1911, and still binding, shall be recognized as valid and shall subject to the terms thereof and to the provisions of this Act, be regarded as conferring upon the purchaser, lessee or occupier, a right of full, free and undisturbed possession in respect of the said land.
The right to all minerals and precious stones under the land in the Tati District is
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