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  1. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2012
    Angola, Mozambique, Honduras, Filipinas, Chile, Australia, Ecuador, Brasil, India, Guinea, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panamá

    The purpose of this document is to promote a dialogue about land issues between FAO and its member countries, indigenous peoples, the Permanent Forum and other interested organizations. It outlines a number of basic principles of a methodological approach for indigenous peoples’ territorial recognition, starting from the consideration that a simple legal recognition is often not sufficient to improve living conditions for these communities. A more open reflection on the delicate theme of ‘development’ is also promoted and sought.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the exemptions available under the Absentee Landowners Levy Act 1976.

    Legislación
    Isla Norfolk, Oceanía

    This Act amends the Absentee Landowners Levy Act 1976 in Paragraph (1)(a) of section 3. That provision defines, for the purposes of the princiapal Act, an absentee, in relation to a year of levy: (a) a person, not being a company, who: (i) has been absent from Norfolk Island for more than one-half of the year of levy; and defines businesses.

    Amends: Absentee Landowners Levy Act 1976. (2008-02-06)

  3. Library Resource

    An Act to impose a levy on absentee landowners, and for other purposes.

    Legislación
    Isla Norfolk, Oceanía

    This Act provides for the imposition of an annual levy on land owned by an absentee (as defined by this Act. The levy shall be charged on the unimproved value of the land, i.e. the capital sum that might be expected to be offered for the fee simple with vacant possession of the land at a bona fide sale on such reasonable terms and conditions as a bona fide seller would require, it being assumed that no improvements had been made on or to the parcel of land. The Act allows for objections to be lodged against assessment of value.

  4. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2011
    Bangladesh, Estados Unidos de América, Afganistán, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Laos, Reino Unido, Guinea, República de Corea, Tailandia, Nepal, Pakistán, Yemen, Filipinas, Singapur, Viet Nam, Kirguistán, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Camboya, Japón, India, Kazajstán, Georgia, Malasia, Papua Nueva Guinea, Mongolia, Asia, Oceanía

    Land Tenure Working Paper 20. This paper presents an analysis of communal tenure and its role for natural resource management system, in different contexts of selected Asian countries. The current market driven pressures on natural resources create both challenges and opportunities for communities and governments to use and strengthen communal tenure in order to promote sustainable management of some natural resources.

  5. Library Resource
    Consent is Everybody's Business: Why banks need to act on free, prior and informed consent
    Informes e investigaciones
    Agosto, 2019
    Kenya, Sudáfrica, Guatemala, Honduras, Estados Unidos de América, Australia, Papua Nueva Guinea, Global

    A community’s choice to give, or withhold, their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) to a project or activity planned to take place on their land is a recognized right of Indigenous peoples under international law. It is also a best practice principle that applies to all communities affected by projects or activities on the land, water and forests that they rely on.

  6. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Diciembre, 2006
    Nepal, Laos, Mozambique, Zambia, Kirguistán, Guatemala, China, Camboya, India, Etiopía, Mongolia, Nueva Zelandia, Asia

    This paper represents part of an area of work in support of enhancing access to land and forest resources in support of rural livelihoods in Mongolia. . This synthesis report draws on field studies undertaken recently in five rural areas of Mongolia, covering all ecological zones from montane and northern taiga forest to arid forest in the Gobi. Our findings document and explain, with case studies and documentation from participatory analysis, the downward cycle of resource depletion and descend into poverty that is in action.

  7. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 1998
    Francia, Estados Unidos de América, Suecia, Perú, Indonesia, Bolivia, Canadá, Guinea, Camerún, Tailandia, Nueva Zelandia, Nepal, Filipinas, Sudáfrica, Malasia, Italia, Papua Nueva Guinea, Reino Unido, Noruega, Suriname, África

    The Government of South Africa has a major holding of forest land, with a total estate covering 892,000 ha of forest and associated land. Within the state's forest holding there is a wide diversity of forest and land types including: commercial plantations and other afforested land; indigenous forests; legally protected (indigenous) forest areas; and associated bare land. This land is partly owned by the state and partly held on behalf of local communities, some of whom also have existing rights to use the forest land for various purposes.

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to empower governments of countries outside the Commonweath and their accredited agents to hold land in Queensland for diplomatic, consular, and official purposes.

    Legislación
    Australia, Oceanía

    The Act concern the rights of foreign countries to hold land for diplomatic, consular and other official purposes, it consists of seven sections. It lists the purposes for which foreign governments may hold land (sect. 2), recognizes their authority to hold land (sect. 3), it provides for registration of title of foreign government to land (sect. 4) and for exemption from land tax and rates (sect. 5). Section 6 specifies the extent of application of State law on land hold by foreign governments.

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the disclosure of foreign ownership of land and related purposes.

    Legislación
    Australia, Oceanía

    An Act on foreign ownership of land and on its registration, it consists of 45 sections and is divided into six Parts. Under section 11, the registrar has to maintain a register called Foreign Ownership of Land Register, the information contained in the register can be accessed by the public upon payment of prescribed fees (sect. 14). Part 3 is dedicated to notification of ownership and of related matters to the registrar. Part 4 is covers offences and penalties and Part 5 contains provisions on forfeiture and restraining orders.

  10. Library Resource
    Regulaciones
    Australia, Oceanía

    This Regulation implements the Foreign Ownership of Land Register Act 1988 by setting the values of the fees prescribed under the Act.

    Implements: Foreign Ownership of Land Register Act 1988. (2013-10-29)
    Repealed by: Foreign Ownership of Land Register Regulation, 2013. (2017-05-26)

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