Chapter 60:04 - District Lands Partition and Re-allotment (Special Procedure)

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LAWS OF GUYANA
DISTRICT LANDS PARTITION AND RE-ALLOTMENT
(SPECIAL PROCEDURE) ACT
CHAPTER 60:04
Act
16 of 1948
Amended by
O.4 of 1972 67/1953 23/1958
O. in C. 8 /1950 9/1954 28/1960
13/1950 60/1954 29/1960
44/1950 30/1955 37/1960
24/1952 19/1956
43/1952 20/1956
49/1952 23/1957
67/1953 54/1957


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CHAPTER 60:04
DISTRICT LANDS PARTITION AND RE-ALLOTMENT (SPECIAL
PROCEDURE)
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
SECTION
1. Short title and construction.
2. Power to appoint partition officer.
3. Application of provisions of Cap. 60: 03.
4. Extension of Act to areas of land not described in the Schedule.
SCHEDULE—Areas of land to which the Act applies.
16 of 1948 An Act to make special provision for the partition of certain
areas of land, for the re-allotment of holdings
therein, for the issue of titles thereto, and to render
the occupation thereof more beneficial.
[15th MAY, 1948]
Short title and
construction.
c. 60:03

Power to
appoint
partition officer.
Schedule.
Application of
provisions of
Cap. 60:03.
1. This Act may be cited as the District Lands
Partition and Re- allotment (Special Procedure) Act, and shall
be construed with the District Lands Partition and Re-
allotment Act, hereinafter referred to as the Principal Act.
2. The Minister may by order appoint a person or
persons to partition and re-allot, or to re-allot, the areas of
land described in the Schedule.
3. Any person appointed under the last preceding
section to partition and re-allot, or to re-allot, any one of the
areas of land described in the Schedule shall be deemed to be
an officer within the meaning of the Principal Act, and the
provisions of that Act (other than sections 3 and 4 thereof)
shall apply to the partition and re-allotment of the area of
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Extension of
Act to areas of
land not
described in the
Schedule.
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land aforesaid in the same manner and to the like effect as if a
valid petition had been presented and an order made under
sections 3 and 4 thereof respectively.
4. Subject to negative resolution of the National
Assembly, the Minister may by order from time to time
amend the Schedule—
(a) by the addition thereto of any area of
land not described in the Schedule;
(b) by altering the description of any area
of land described in the Schedule or in
the Schedule as amended.
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SCHEDULE
(AREAS OF LAND TO WHICH THE ACT APPLIES)
1. Lots Nos. 54, 0, 55 and 56 situate on the Corentyne
Coast, in the County of Berbice, and comprising an area of
approximately 1700 acres and bounded—
On the North By the Government Ketting between Lots
Nos. 53 and 54;
On the South By the common boundary on the side
line dam between Lot No. 56 and Lot No. 57;
On the East By the Atlantic Ocean;
On the West By State Land.
2. Lot No. 53 situate on the Corentyne Coast in the
County of Berbice and comprising an area of approximately
540 acres and bounded—
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On the North… By Lot No. 52;
On the South …By Lot No. 54;
On the East ........By the Atlantic Ocean;
On the West ….By a tract of 452.2 acres of State Land
held by Gulam Hussain under Lease
A 4292.
3. That portion of No. 48 Village Corentyne, Berbice,
extending 1,236 feet at the Public Road and 370 feet west of
the Public Road and bounded-
On the North …. By Lot 47;
On the South ….By Lot 49;
On the East …. By the remaining portion of Lot 48;
On the West ….. By the remaining portion of Lot 48;
The said piece of land containing an approximate area of
seventy-five acres and being part of Lot 48 as shown and
defined on a plan by James A.P. Bowhill, Sworn Land
Surveyor, dated 15th November, 1903, and as laid down and
defined on a plan by John Peter Prass, Sworn Land Surveyor,
dated 18th May, 1880.
4. That portion of Lot No. 47 Village, Corentyne,
Berbice, extending 1,236 feet east of the Public Road and 370
feet west of the Public Road, and bounded—
On the North ...By Lot No. 46;
On the South ...By Lot No. 48;
On the East ...By the remaining portion of Lot
No. 47;
On the West ...By the remaining portion of Lot
No. 47;
the said piece of land containing an approximate area of
seventy-five acres and being a part of Lot No. 47 as laid down
and defined on a plan by James A. P. Bowhill, Sworn Land
Surveyor, dated 29th June, 1891.

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5. Plantation Epsom situate on the Corentyne Coast in
the County of Berbice and comprising an area of
approximately 262 acres and bounded—
On the North ... By Lot No. 39 or Haversham and
State Land applied for under Agricultural Lease by J. H. Dyer
and others, Lands Department M.P. 167/47;
On the South ... By Plantation Dingwall;
On the East ... By the Atlantic Ocean;
On the West ... By State Land held under Permission
No. 3736.
6. That portion of land extending 692 feet north of the
Public Road and 692 feet south of the Public Road with a
facade of about 2040 feet and being bounded—
On the North ... By the remaining portion of
Plantation Bush Lot or Lot No.
27, Corentyne, Berbice;
On the East … By the common boundary
between Plantation Bush Lot or
Lot No. 27 and Lot No. 28;
On the South ... By the other remaining portion of
Plantation Bush Lot or Lot No.
27;
On the West ... By the Government Ketting;
the said piece of land containing an approximate area of 68
acres, and being a portion of Plantation Bush Lot or Lot No.
27 as laid down and defined on a Plan of Plantation Bush Lot
or Lot No. 27 by James A. P. Bowhill, Sworn Land Surveyor,
dated the 16th February, 1918, and recorded in the Lands
Department as Plan No. 2600.
7. The Western half of Plantation Fyrish situate on the
Corentyne Coast comprising an area of approximately
271.825 acres and bounded—
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On the North ... By the Atlantic Ocean;
On the South ... By the prolongation of the
canal south of and adjoining
lot letter “M” in the E½ of Pln.
Fyrish;
On the East By the middle Walk of Pln.
Fyrish;
On the West ... By the sideline dam between
Pln. Fyrish and Courtland.
8. That portion of Plantation Courtland or Lot No. 2
comprising an area of approximately 400 acres, and
bounded—
On the North ... By the Atlantic Ocean;
On the South ... By Queen Street, as shown on
a plan of Plantation
Courtland or Lot No. 2 by E.
C. H. Klautky, S.L.S., dated 1st
October,1909;
On the East ... By the Ketting between
Plantations Courtland or Lot
No. 2 and Fyrish;
On the West... By the common boundary on
the side line dam between
Courtland or Lot No. 2 and Lot
No. 1.
9. That portion of Plantation Gibraltar, situate on the
Courantyne Coast, in the County of Berbice, comprising an
area of approximately 320 acres, and bounded—
On the North ... By the Atlantic Ocean;
On the South ... By the remaining portion of
Plantation Gibraltar as laid out
into building lots and shown on
a plan by D. Fraser, S.L.S.,
situate on the Corentyne Coast in the County of Berbice,
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dated 12th March, 1853;
On the East... By the common boundary
between Plantations Gibraltar
and Lots Nos. 1 and 2;
On the West ... By the common boundary on
the side line dam between
Plantations Gibraltar and
Borlam.
10. The Cumberland Village District, Canje, in the
County of Berbice and comprising an area of
approximately 300 acres and bounded—
On the North ...By Sheet Anchor;
On the South ...By Plantation Canefield;
On the East ...By Plantation Prospect;
On the West ...By the Canje River.
11. That portion of Plantation Anna Clementia, known
as and called the Leeward or Western one-third portion of
Plantation Anna Clementia, or section 1 “Alma”, situate on
the left bank of the Canje River, County of Berbice, and
bounded—
On the North ... By the Canje River;
On the South ... By State Land;
On the East ... By the middle one-third
portion of Plantation Anna
Clementia known as
“Inkernian Village”;
On the West ... By Plantation Bleyendaal;
and containing an area of 250 acres more or less as shown on
a plan dated 18th March, 1856, by C. Chalmers, Sworn Land
Surveyor.
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12. That portion of Plantation Sisters situate on the
right bank of the Berbice River, in the county of Berbice, and
bounded—
On the North ... By the Berbice River
between the eastern boundary of
Plantation Friends and the
western boundary of Plantation
Brothers;
On the South ... By the southern boundary of the
reserve between Sisters Village
and Plantation Sisters from the
western boundary of Plantation
Brothers to the eastern boundary
of Plantation Friends;
On the East ... By the western boundary of
Plantation Brothers between its
junction with the Berbice River
and the southern boundary of the
reserve between Sisters Village
and Plantation Sisters;
On the West ... By the eastern boundary of
Plantation Friends from the
southern boundary of the reserve
between Sisters Village and
Plantation Sisters to its junction
with the Berbice River.
13. Glasgow Village situate on the right bank of the
Berbice River in the County of Berbice and comprising an area
of approximately 140 acres and bounded—

On the North ... By Plantation Providence;
On the South ... By the remaining portion of
Plantation Glasgow, as shown
on plan by William Chalmers,
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Sworn Land Surveyor, dated
29th April, 1871; and
On the East ... By Plantation Providence;
On the West ... By the Berbice River.
14. Plantations Ithaca and South Zorg-en-Hoo situate
on the west bank of the Berbice River and comprising an area
of approximately 825 acres and bounded—
On the North ... By the common boundary
between Plantations North
Zorg-en-Hoop and South Zorg-
en-Hoop;
On the South ... By the Government ketting;
On the East ... By the Berbice River;
On the West ... By State Land held under
Permission 15003.
15. Plantation Rosignol situate on the left bank of the
Berbice River, in the County of Berbice, and comprising
an area of approximately 500 acres and bounded—
On the North ... By the common boundary
between Plantation D’Edward
and Rosignol;
On the South ... By the common boundary
between Plantation Lot No.
3, part of Blairmont cum
annexis and Rosignol;

On the East ... By the Berbice River; On the West ... By State Land, held under
permission.
16. Cotton Tree and Zee Zight Village District situate
on the left bank of the Berbice River, in the County of Berbice,
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bounded—
On the North ... By the common boundary on
the side line dam between
Plantation Mon Choisior No.
3 Plantation Zee Zight;
On the South ... By the Ketting between
Plantation Cotton Tree and
D’Edward;

On the East ... By the Berbice River;
On the West ... By a tract of 1753.26 acres of
State Land held by the
proprietors of Plantation
Cotton Tree under Licence of
Occupancy No. A 105;
and comprising an area of approximately 1668 acres.
17. Plantation Woodley Park, situate on the West
Coast of Berbice, in the County of Berbice, and bounded—
On the North ... By the northern edge of the dam
between the northern two thirds
and southern third of Lot No.
12;
On the South ...By the southern edge of the dam
between Woodley Park or Lot
No. 11 and Wood- lands or No.
10, from the east sea coast to
the Bamboo Dam about 235
roods west of the railway line;
thence by the eastern edge of the
said Bamboo Dam for about 75
rods across Woodlands; thence
by the southern edge of the dam
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between Woodlands and
Friend’s Retreat, which together
form Lot No. 10 to its junction
with the southern edge of the
dam between Woodlands and
Friend’s Retreat, etc. and Lot No.
14;
On the East ... By the Atlantic Ocean;
On the West ... By the southern edge of the dam
between Lot No. 12, Woodley
Park, Woodlands, etc. and Lot
No. 14 or Waterloo, which forms
part of Plantation Bath, cum
annexis.
18. Western half Plantation Lovely Lass or Lot 26
situate on the west coast of the County of Berbice bounded—
On the North ... By the Atlantic Ocean;
On the South ... By State Land;
On the East ... By the common boundary
between the eastern and
western halves of Plantation
Lovely Lass;
On the West ... By the common boundary
between Plantations Lovely
Lass and Onverwagt; and
comprising an area of about 265
acres as shown on a plan by J.
P. Prass, Sworn Land Surveyor,
dated 22nd February, 1899.
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19. First Depth of Plantation Bachelor’s Adventure,
situate on the East Sea Coast of the County of Demerara
bounded—
On the North ... By the Atlantic Ocean;
On the South ... By State Land held under
Licence No. 2752;
On the East ... By Plantation Paradise;
On the West ... By the Company Path between
Plantations Elizabeth Hall and
Bachelor’s Adventure;
and containing an area of about 262.85 Acres (250 Rhynland
Acres) as shown on a Chart of the Plantations situate on the
East Coast of the County of Demerara, by H. I. Perkins,
Second Assistant Crown Surveyor, dated 17th March,
1887, and recorded in the Lands Department as Plan No.
335-B.
20. Plantations Buxton and Friendship situate on the
East Sea Coast of Demerara and having an area of
approximately 1,000 Acres, and bounded—
On the North ... By the Atlantic Ocean;
On the South ... By Grant No. 4592, held by the
Village Council of Buxton and
Friendship;
On the East... By the common boundary
between Plantations
Friendship and Vigilance and
State Land held under Licence
No. 99 by the proprietors of
Vigilance;

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On the West ... By the common boundary
between Plantations Buxton
and La Reconnaissance and
State Land held under Licence
No. 2 754 by the proprietors of
Lusignan cum annexis.
21. Craig Village District comprising the estates of
Good Success and Craig situate on the East Bank of the
Demerara River, in the County of Demerara, bounded—

On the North ... By Golden Grove;
On the South ... By New Hope;
On the East ... By State Land held under
Permission 10972;
On the West ... By the Demerara River; and
containing an area of
approximately 676 acres, the
residential area being laid
down and defined on a plan by
G. R. M. Pollard, Sworn Land
Surveyor dated the 1st June,
1874, copy of which plan is in
the Lands Department as Plan
No. 6842 and the back lands
being laid down and defined
on a plan by H. I. Perkins,
Sworn Land Surveyor dated
17th August, 1894, a copy of
which plan is recorded in the
Lands Department as Plan No.
1038.
22. Portion of Plantation Arcadia, situate on the
East Bank Demerara River, in the County of Demerara;
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comprising approximately 66 acres and bounded—
On the north … By No. 3 Canal;
On the South ... By the south edge of a dam about
2547.9 feet south of No. 3
Canal;
On the East ... By Plantation Mocha;
On the West ... By Plantation Herstelling.

23. That portion of Plantation Sisters situate on the left
bank, Demerara River, in the County of Demerara,
comprising an area of approximately 3.3 acres and bounded—
On the North ... By Plantation Good Intent;
On the South ... By Plantation Goedverwagting;
On the East ... By the Demerara River;
On the West ... By the Public Road.
24. Section “F” in Plantation Den Amstel, West Coast,
Demerara, and the lands in the rear thereof held under Grant
No. 4154 and comprising an area of approximately 230 acres
and bounded—
On the North ... By section “E”, Plantation Den
Amstel;
On the South ... By the Boeraserie Service Canal;
On the East ... By the western boundary of the
second and extra depths of
Plantation Blankenburg;
On the West ... By the eastern boundary of the
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second depth of Plantation
Fellowship held under Grant
No. 4281.
25. Tract held under Grant 4281 and in the rear of
section “A” Plantation Fellowship, West Coast, Demerara,
and comprising an area of 151.88 acres and bounded—
On the North ... By section “A”, Plantation
Fellowship;
On the South ... By the Boeraserie Service
Canal;
On the East ... By Grant No. 4154 and
Plantation Den Amstel;
On the West ... By the second and extra
depths of Plantation
Hague.
26. Plantation Parika situate on the right bank
Essequibo River, in the County of Essequibo, comprising
approximately 1125 acres and bounded—
On the North ... By the Essequibo River;
On the South ... By State Land;
On the East ... By Plantation Hydronie;
On the West ... By Plantation Hyde Park.
27. Eastern half of Plantation Uniform in the Island of
Leguan comprising an area of approximately 170 acres and
bounded—
On the North … By the Essequibo River;
On the South ... By Plantation Canefield and
Plantation Okum;
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On the East ... By Plantation Pleasing Hope;
On the West ... By the western half of the said
Plantation Uniform.
28. Plantation Kingston in the Island of Leguan
comprising an area of approximately 150 acres and
bounded—
On the North ... By the Essequibo River;
On the South ... By Plantation Enterprise;
On the East ... By Plantation Richmond Hill;
On the West ... By Plantation Doornhaag.
29. Plantation Ridge, in the island of Wakenaam and
comprising an area of approximately 411 acres and
bounded—
On the North ... By Plantation Palmyra;
On the South ... By Plantation Concordia;
On the East ... By the Essequibo River;
On the West ... By the Essequibo River.
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