|Name:||Rural Development Commission Act (Cap. 238).|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Act on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of Act as amended to L.R.O 1997 (consulted on 2011-07-11)
|Abstract/Citation:||This Act establishes the Rural Development Commission as a body corporate, defines its functions and powers and provides with respect to its organization.
The Commission shall carry out certain infrastructure works, provide technical assistance to farmers, allocate public land to potential farmers, provide assistance to the cotton industry in rural areas and carry out other functions necessary to effectively carry out the purposes of this Act. The Commission shall appoint a Director of Rural Affairs. The Act also establishes a Rural Development Fund