Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Act, 1995 (No. 6 of 1995). | Land Portal

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The 81 sections of the Act are divided into 8 Parts: Land Reform Advisory Commission (I); Acquisition of Agricultural Land by State for Purposes of Land Reform (II); Preferential Right of State to Purchase Agricultural Land (III); Compulsory Acquisition of Agricultural Land (IV); Alienation of Agricultural Land (V); Restriction of Acquisition of Agricultural Land by Foreign Nationals (VI); The Lands Tribunal (VII); General (VIII).Acquired land shall be redistributed to Namibian citizens who do not own land or are otherwise disadvantaged. Parts IV and V also deal with compensation for (unregistered) leases (sect. 26) and lease agreements between the Ministry of Lands as lessor and lessees in respect of units of land subject to land reform (sect. 37).

Implemented by: Notification of farming units offered for allotment: Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Act, 1995 (No. 22 of 2015). (2015-02-05)
Implemented by: Notification of farming units offered for allotment: Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Act, 1995 (No. 23 of 2015). (2015-02-11)
Implemented by: Land Valuation and Taxation Regulations. (2017-08-17)
Implemented by: Regulations in relation to Acquisition of Agricultural Land by Foreign Nationals. (2014-08-13)
Implemented by: General Regulations of the Agricultural (Commercial) Land Act. (2014-08-13)
Implemented by: Regulations on Criteria to be used for Expropriation of Agricultural Land (G.N. 209 of 2016). (2016-09-01)
Amended by: Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Amendment Act, 2003 (No. 14 of 2003). (2003-11-19)
Amended by: Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Second Amendment Act, 2003 (No. 19 of 2003). (2003-12-21)
Amended by: Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Amendment Act, 2002 (No. 13 of 2002). (2002-11-11)
Amended by: Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Amendment Act, 2014 (No. 1 of 2014). (2014-03-12)
Amended by: Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Amendment Act, 2013 (No. 8 of 2013). (2013-05-16)
Amended by: Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Amendment Act, 2000 (No. 16 of 2000). (2000-07-05)

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