Madame Speaker, lands have always been central to the economic and social development of the Virgin Islands. Ownership of our land has enabled greater prosperity and opportunities for homeownership, commercial development and recreation to name a few.
Topic: House of Assembly, Land Policy, Land Registration | Posted By: lstevens
Friday, 28 October 2022 - 4:09pm
Madame Speaker, I am pleased to share recent advancements in ensuring greater awareness of the availability of lands for first-time land and property owners, as well as those who are seeking to increase their stake in the economic and social development of our beautiful islands.
Stakeholders of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour and the public are notified that effective Wednesday, September 21, all proposed sales of Non-Belonger Land Holding License properties must be advertised on the Government’s website at bvi.gov.vg/nblhl.
Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Melvin Turnbull, Acting Permanent Secretary Mr. Joseph Smith-Abbott and Reviewer Mr. David Abednego are featured as they held their first meeting in relation to the Commission of Inquiry’s Recommendation B30 on the disposal of Crown Lands.