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Land Registration And Ownership Bill

You and the Law | September 12, 2016
A draft bill to amend land registration and ownership is being finalized, to reflect a more updated legislation. The legislation is referred to as the Registration of Titles, Cadastral Mapping and Tenure Clarification (Special Provisions) Act.
Presenter: Anjuii James-Sawyers
Producer: Anjuii James-Sawyer
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You and the Law | October 14, 2019
The Government is looking to train more alternative dispute resolution mediators. The training forms part of plans to significantly reduce the backlog of court cases and improve the efficiency of the justice system. Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck says the main aim is to ensure justice is delivered in a timely manner.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
You and the Law | October 7, 2019
Last week we began looking at buying land in Jamaica, outlining that a lawyer can help guide the process. We also mentioned the hidden fees that are not included in the buying price and some of the risks or challenges involved. This week we’ll continue looking at some of the risks associated with buying land as well as highlighting the importance of background checks. Attorney at Law with the law firm Nunes Scholefield Deleon and partners Terje Sherman says buyers should get a surveyor’s ID report  before signing any agreement.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
You and the Law | September 30, 2019
According to Attorney at Law Terje Sherman after someone identifies a piece of land for purchasing, they are advised to get an attorney to make the process easier. Despite the recommendation to get an attorney, it is not compulsory for persons to use one when buying land.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
You and the Law | September 16, 2019
Marriage can be described as the joining of two souls in holy matrimony. But it can also mean the joining of two names for a bride or even a groom. Attorney At Law, Tavia Dunn says the name change is not compulsory as it’s completely up to the spouses to decide how they want to proceed in terms of their names.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
You and the Law | September 11, 2019
On today’s edition of You and the Law we look at the new developments at the Legal Aid Council.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
You and the Law | September 10, 2019
When a person dies without a will the proceedings are covered by the Intestates, Estates and Property Charges Act. Attorney at Law Terje Sherman from the Conveyancing and Probate Department of the Law firm Nunes Schoefield Deleon and Co Partners, says this is the act that determines who can make an application on your estate and who is to benefit from your estate.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan