Decree No. 34 of 2003 reorganizing the Cadastre Bureau. | Land Portal

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The aim of this Decree is to regulate land registration. This Decree is composed of 4 articles. Article 1 decrees the change of the name of the Bureau from Cadastre Bureau to Survey and Cadastre Bureau. Article 2 divides the Bureau in the following Departments: (a) Survey; (b) Registration and Monitoring; (c) Administration Affairs and Finance; and, (d) Technical Affairs. Article 3 entrusts the Prime Minister to issue the necessary resolutions for defining the functions and duties of each Department.

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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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