Posts Categorised: Real property


In our 22 July 2016 alert we referred to the intention of the Government of Fiji to enact Regulations to govern offences, penalties and extensions of time on the construction deadline of 31 December 2016. These Regulations have now been issued (including, at the back of the Regulations, the six-page application form to be used… Read more »

Changes to Land Sales Act allow non-residents to apply to extend December deadline for building on residential land

Introduction 1. Earlier this month the Fiji Parliament enacted the Land Sales (Budget Amendment) Act 2016 (“Amendment Act”). The Amendment Act is aimed at non-resident owners of Fiji land caught by the 2014 law changes. They will now be able to apply for additional time beyond the existing December 2016 deadline to complete building on… Read more »

Land Sales (Amendment) Act 2014

Introduction  1. On 27 November 2014 we issued a Legal Alert on proposed amendments to the Land Sales Act in Bill No. 13 of 2014. This bill was withdrawn after a strong public reaction. However Bill No. 28 of 2014 (now Act No. 16 of 2014) was then enacted, with virtually no parliamentary debate and… Read more »