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Local Government Act (1996)

An Act to make provision for local government in the Commonwealth in The Bahamas. (Date of Assent - 5th March 1996).

See also Local Government Procedure Manual

LANDS & LOCAL GOVERNMENT, MINISTRY OF


Landholding - Permit Application Form 3

A non-Bahamian (other than a permanent resident or non-Bahamian acquiring land or an interest in land under a devise or by inheritance) who intends to acquire land or an interest in land either by way of freehold or leasehold (does not include persons described under Certificate of Registration)shall obtain a permit from the Board.


OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER


Land holding - Certif. of Registration Form 1

  • A non-Bahamian, (other than a permanent resident or a non-Bahamian acquiring land or an interest in land under a devise or by inheritance), who purchases or acquires an interest in a condominium, or property vacant or otherwise to be used by him as a single family dwelling or for the construction of such a dwelling shall apply to the Secretary to the Board to register the purchase or acquisition. The applicant is issued a certificate.
  • A permanent resident who acquires land or an interest in land shall apply to the Secretary to the Board to have the acquisition registered with the Board. The applicant is issued a certificate.
  • A non-Bahamian who acquires land or an interest in land under a devise or by inheritance shall apply to the Secretary to the Board to have the acquisition registered with the Board and the Secretary issue a certificate to the applicant.


  • OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER


    Time-Share Purchaser Application

    Registration of time-sharing purchaser(s)interest pursuant to section 20 of The Bahamas Vacation Plan and Time-Sharing Act, 1999.

    "Purchaser" means a person who has given valuable consideration or is liable therefor in exchange for the acquisition of a time-sharing interest

    FINANCE, MINISTRY OF


    Hotel and Resort Development Application

    Any promoter or owner who desires to erect, repair or refurbish premises for use as a hotel may make application to the Minister (responsible for Hotel Encouragement) for the approval thereof. See further Hotels Encouragement Act.

    See also Summary of Benefits" and "Application Form For Exemption/Reduction of Customs Duties" attached.

    FINANCE, MINISTRY OF


    Hotels Encouragement - Summary of Benefits

    Summary of benefits available under the Hotels Encouragement Act:
  • Benefits Available to Investors
  • How To Obtain These Benefits
  • Special Considerations
  • Check list on requirements for application
  • Items NOT ALLOWED Duty-Free Concessions

  • FINANCE, MINISTRY OF


    Industries Encouragement Applications

    The Industries Encouragement Act is designed to encourage the establishment and development of industries and for matters connected therewith.

    Three applications must be submitted:
  • Approval of Product
  • Approval of Manufacturer
  • Approval of Application

  • FINANCE, MINISTRY OF


    Project Proposal Guidelines

    To establish a business in the Bahamas, international investors are required to submit a complete project proposal to the Bahamas Investment Authority, which operates from the Office of the Prime Minister. The attached document is a guideline as to the information required when submitting a proposal.

    OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER


    Application for Certificate of Registration

    The International Persons Landholding Act CH. 140 Requirement for Certificate of Registration

    BAHAMAS INVESTMENT AUTHORITY


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