|Statement||compiled by W.A. McGrath.|
|LC Classifications||MLCM 83/0740 (Z)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 72 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||72|
|LC Control Number||83101865|
Customary Land Tenure & Registration in Australia and Papua New Guinea Book Description: The main theme of this volume is a discussion of the ways in which legal mechanisms, such as the Land Groups Incorporation Act () in PNG, and the Native Title Act () in Australia, do not, as they purport, serve merely to identify and register. Land tenure conversion in the northern district of Papua; Background information on land tenure in Papua and New Guinea "Customary land registration in Papua New Guinea" / by Dr. Jim Fingleton; Reports on land and related matters in Papua New Guinea, [microform]. Traditional agriculture system. The making of history in Papua New Guinea has always been associated with its agriculture. Over food-plant species have been recorded and 43 of these have been always cultivated, 51 are cultivated and harvested as wild resources, and are gathered from forests, savannas, and grasslands (Paijmans ). 1. Customary Land Tenure and Registration in Papua New Guinea and Australia: Anthropological Perspectives, James F. Weiner and Katie Glaskin 1 2. A Legal Regime for Issuing Group Titles to Customary Land: Lessons from the East Sepik, Jim Fingleton 15 3. Land, Customary and Non-Customary, in East New Britain, Keir Martin 39 4.
Bibliography of Books printed between and relating to the Territory of Papua and New Guinea, Port Moresby, W. A. McGrath, iv, 88pp. - (comp.), A select, annotated Bibliography on Land Tenure in the Territory of Papua and New Guinea, Port Moresby, Department of Lands, Surveys and Mines, x, 73pp. The nature of land ownership is almost generic in many countries around the world; that is land held under freehold and leasehold. In Papua New Guinea’s case, a form of land ownership will come under either one of these two forms as well as customary land ownership. Our strong traditional connection to the land, calls for us to understand these forms of land ownership; in particular the. Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea - The colonial period: Malay and possibly Chinese traders took spoils and some slaves from western New Guinea for hundreds of years. The first European visitor may have been Jorge de Meneses, who possibly landed on the island in –27 while en route to the Moluccas. The first European attempt at colonization was made in by Lieut. John Hayes, a. Learn about the history of Papua New Guinea, including our ancestry, colonial settlers, WWII and our political history since Independence in PAPUA NEW GUINEA’S EARLY HISTORY Our ancient inhabitants are believed to have arrived in Papua New Guinea about , years ago from Southeast Asia during an Ice Age period when the sea was lower and distances between islands was shorter. New.
Land. Papua New Guinea stretches from just south of the Equator to the Torres Strait, which separates New Guinea from Cape York Peninsula to the south, the northernmost extension of Australia. Mainland Papua New Guinea reaches its maximum north-south expanse of some miles ( km) along its western border with Indonesian Papua. Land Tenure in Papua New Guinea; A Descriptive Sketch of the Status Quo (a) Introduction Over 97 percent of the total land area (47 million hectares) in Papua New Guinea is "customary land", that is land owned under traditional or customary title by nationals. Less than three percent of the land ( Additional Physical Format: Online version: James, R. W. (Rudolph William), Land law and policy in Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby: Papua New Guinea Law Reform Commission, © The Territory of Papua comprised the southeastern quarter of the island of New Guinea from to In , the Government of Queensland annexed this territory for the British Empire. The United Kingdom Government refused to ratify the annexation but in a Protectorate was proclaimed over the territory, then called "British New Guinea". There is a certain ambiguity about the exact.