Chapter 14:04 - Status of Aliens

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LAWS OF GUYANA
STATUS OF ALIENS ACT
CHAPTER 14:04
Act
37 of 1951
Amended by
2 of 1969 O. 80/1980


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CHAPTER 14:04
STATUS OF ALIENS ACT
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
SECTION
1. Short title.
2. Interpretation.
3. Capacity of alien as to acquisition and disposition of property.
__________________________ 1953 Ed.
c. 102 _______________________________________________________
37 of 1951 An Act to make provision for the acquisition and disposal of
movable and immovable property by aliens.
[15th October,1949]
Short title.
Interpretation.
[2 of 1969
O. 80/1980]
c. 1:01
Capacity of
alien as to
acquisition and
disposition of
property.
1. This Act may be cited as the Status of Aliens Act.
2. In this Act, “alien” has the meaning assigned to it
by article 232 of the Constitution.
3. Movable and immovable property of every
description may be taken, acquired, held and disposed of
by an alien in the same manner in all respects as by a
Commonwealth citizen; and a title to movable and
immovable property of every description may be derived
through, from, or in succession to, an alien in the same
manner in all respects as through, from, or in succession to, a
Commonwealth citizen:
Provided that this section shall not—
(a) confer any right on any alien to
immovable property situate out of
Guyana, nor qualify an alien for any
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office or for any legislative franchise;
but a person shall not be deemed
to be disqualified for the office of interpreter by reason of his being an
alien; or
(b) entitle an alien to any right or
privilege as a Commonwealth citizen
except the rights and privileges in
respect of property hereby expressly
given to him; or
(c) affect any estate or interest in
movable or immovable property to
which any person has or may become
entitled, either mediately or
immediately, in possession or
expectancy, in pursuance of any
disposition made before the 8th April,
1891, or in pursuance of any
devolution by law on the death or
anyone dying before that day; or
(d) affect the liability of an alien to
serve on juries under the provisions
of any Act for the time being in force
relating to juries.
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