Under section 1 of this Act, every alien has the same capacity to take by gift, conveyance, descent, devise, or otherwise, and to hold, possess, enjoy, claim, recover, convey, devise, impart and transmit real estate in Ontario as a natural born or a naturalized subject of Her Majesty.
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Library ResourceLegislaciónCanadá, Américas, América Septentrional
Library ResourceLegislaciónBulgaria, Europa oriental, Europa
These Amendments concern the Law on the Ownership and Use of Farmland. The Law regulates the ownership and use of agricultural lands. Agricultural lands may be the property of citizens, state, townships and juridical persons. Foreign juridical persons and foreign citizens may acquire use rights to agricultural land. There are also provisions relating to owners of land incorporated into cooperative farms. The ownership right to agricultural land taken away from the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, cooperatives and other organizations shall be restored upon their request.
Library ResourceLegislaciónLiberia, África, África occidental
This Act amends the Penal Law so as to introduce measures against unauthorized possession or occupation of land and criminal conveyance of land. “Criminal conveyance” means the conveyance through sale, donation or lease of land by a person who has no title to do so. The Act defines offenses relating to criminal conveyance of land and prescribes penalties for such offences. The Act also defines affirmative defense.
Library ResourceLegislación y políticasAgosto, 2003Liberia
An Act to govern the devolution of estates and establish rights of inheritance for spouses of both statutory and customary marriages, approved in 2003.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosAgosto, 2017Tanzania
Full Citation: Dancer, Helen (2017) An equal right to inherit? Women's land rights, customary law and constitutional reform in Tanzania. Social and Legal Studies, 26 (3). pp. 291-310. ISSN 1461-7390
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesDiciembre, 2014Asia oriental, Asia, China
Almost two decades have passed since China first enacted legislation to protect farmland from conversion to nonagricultural use. Yet hundreds of thousands of hectares of agricultural land are still developed to urban area each year, raising the question of whether the legislation is effective in preserving farmland from development. This paper examines the effectiveness of the Basic Farmland Protection Regulation in protecting high-quality farmland from urban development in China in the first decade after it came into effect (1995‒2005).
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2018Liberia, Senegal, Honduras, Global
The webinar An introduction to Prindex took place on 28 November, 2018. This webinar presented a basic understanding of how Prindex works. The Prindex team presented results of data collected from 15 countries. It focused on pathways for using Prindex to propel policy conversations and movement-building for policy reform with the help of panellists from some of the countries where data was collected.
Panelists were asked to address the following questions:
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesFebrero, 2017Myanmar
... The restitution of housing, land and property rights after conflicts
and periods of non-democratic governance are fundamental aspects of transitional justice which are
essential for the achievement of durable solutions to forced displacement, and to broader concerns
of peace, reconciliation and economic prosperity. The NRC Country Office in Myanmar considers it
necessary and positive to increase attention to raise public awareness on international standards on
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesMarzo, 2000Myanmar
..Rights to land in Burma are bound up with issues of ethnic conflict, militarisation and lack of democratic institutions.
A future democratic Burma will need to seek ways to resolve competing claims to land, taking into account such issues
as traditional ownership by particular ethnic nationalities, return of displaced persons, varying religious ties to land,
development imperatives and agricultural demands. The chosen method of resolution will need to address, as much as
possible, the needs for certainty, efficiency and a fair hearing for those concerned.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesJulio, 2015Myanmar
Customary communal tenure is characteristic of many local shifting cultivation upland communities in S.E. Asia. These communities have strong ancestral relationships to their land, which has never been held under individual rights, but considered common property of the village. Communal tenure has been the norm and land has never been a commodity...
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