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 Lands, Survey and Environment Amendment Act 2015

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rangement of Provisions

1. Short title and commencement
2. Section 4 amended
3. Section 106 amended
4. Consequential amendments


2015, No. 45

AN ACT to amend the Lands, Surveys and Environment Act
1989 (“principal Act”). [05th
November 2015]

BE IT ENACTED by the Legislative Assembly of Samoa in
Parliament assembled as follows:

1. Short title and commencement-(1) This Act may be cited
as the Lands, Surveys and Environment Amendment Act 2015.
(2) This Act commences on the date of assent by the Head of

2. Section 4 amended - In section 4(2) of the principal Act,
for paragraph (c) substitute:

“(c) Assistant Chief Executive Officers; and”.

3. Section 106 amended-(1) In section 106 of the principal
(a) for subsection (1) substitute:

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“(1) The Chief Executive Officer may appoint officers or
employees of the Ministry or other persons, as authorised
officers for the purposes of this Act.”; and

(b) after subsection (3) insert:

“(3A) An enforcement officer of the Land Transport
Authority appointed under the Road Traffic Ordinance 1960 is
treated as an authorised officer under this Act subject to the
powers specified by the Chief Executive Officer.”.

4. Consequential amendments - All references to
“Conservation Officer” or “Conservation Officers” under the
principal Act or any other enactment are amended and are to be
read as references to “authorised officer” or “authorised officers”,
as the case may be.

The Lands, Surveys and Environment Amendment Act 2015
is administered by the Ministry of Natural Resources
and Environment.