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compensation

The act or process of making amends for something.

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Legislation & Policies
June 2017
Afghanistan

Article One:

This law has been enacted in accordance with paragraph (4) of article 40 of the Constitution of Afghanistan.

Objectives

Article Two:

The objectives of this law are as following:

Reports & Research
June 2017
Global

The challenges associated with determining fair compensation for expropriated land have been extensively discussed and debated among scholars, practitioners, policymakers, and the public.

Reports & Research
May 2017
South Africa

In Mozambique, changes in land access and use are shaping new landscapes, often at the expense of the poor. Despite progressive land legislation, elite groups and vested interests are consolidating land holdings while peasant producers are being dispossessed of their land and access to fertile plots is becoming increasingly difficult.

Legislation & Policies
National Policies
Other legal document
May 2017
Africa
South Africa

 Writ­ten sub­mis­sions on the Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Draft Bill made to the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform 

Legislation
April 2017
Timor-Leste

This Law, consisting of 69 articles divided into five Chapters, defines the regime applicable to the expropriation of immovable property and establishes rules and procedures for cases in which the State, with a view to the pursuit of a public purpose, is impelled, in the absence of other viable alternative solutions, to call upon itself the ownership of immovable property in the private domain.

Reports & Research
April 2017
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam

This dialogue provided a way for the land community to collaboratively explore challenges and opportunities related to the recognition of indigenous, ethnic minority and customary tenure rights in the Mekong region in order to:

Regulations
March 2017
United Kingdom

This Order, which applies in England only, makes provisions in relation to permission in principle. Permission in principle and its effect are described in sections 58A, 59A and 70(2ZZA) to (2ZZC) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. The planning register kept by each local planning register authority must also include, as Part 2A, a part relating to permission in principle.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2017
Kenya

Land Registration and Administration in Kenya is currently operated on a multi-legal platform [UN 2013]. The Land Registration Act No. 3 of 2012 (LRA) was in that regard enacted to consolidate, harmonize and rationalize land registration goals; which are yet to be achieved.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2017
Kenya

Kenya’s Vision 2030 aims at transforming the country into a newly industrialized middle income country

and infrastructural development is high on the agenda to achieve this. Competing land uses and existing

interests in land make the use of eminent domain by government in acquiring land inevitable. However

Conference Papers & Reports
February 2017
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia

This paper examines whether national expropriation and land laws in 30 countries across Asia and Africa put Indigenous Peoples and local communities at risk of expropriation without compensation.

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