Ministry of Natural Resources Issues Warning

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Ministry of Natural Resources Issues Warning of Unauthorized Persons Posing to be Agents of the Ministry

Belmopan. September 18, 2017.   The Ministry of Natural Resources hereby informs the public of persons posing to be agents of the Ministry of Natural Resources. These persons are claiming to be authorized to sell national land and collect monies on behalf of the Ministry and Government of Belize.

The public is advised that the Government of Belize does not make use of agents to sell national land or to collect monies on its behalf. Anyone wishing to lease, purchase or make any other application pertaining to national lands must visit the main office of the Lands and Surveys Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources in Belmopan or any of the district offices to fill out the necessary forms.

The public is further reminded that all payments of monies to the Government of Belize in respect of any application or services rendered at the Lands and Surveys Department are to be made only at the cashier at the main office in Belmopan or one of the district offices and an official Government of Belize receipt will be issued.

The public is asked to immediately report to the nearest police station any person claiming to be an agent of the Ministry of Natural Resources or claiming to collect payment on behalf of the Government of Belize.