Legislative Decree No. 2 of 2001 concerning the appropriation of lands by foreigners. | Land Portal

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The aim of this Legislative Decree is to regulate the appropriation of land by foreigners. The present Decree is composed of 5 articles. Article 1 allows foreigners to appropriate lands in the Kingdom of Bahrain according to requirements and conditions which should be issued by the Council of Ministries. Article 2 defines the conditions and requirements for the appropriation of lands by foreign juridical persons. Articles 3-5 contain general provisions.

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In 1783, the Sunni Al-Khalifa family took power in Bahrain. In order to secure these holdings, it entered into a series of treaties with the UK during the 19th century that made Bahrain a British protectorate. The archipelago attained its independence in 1971.

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