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Library Land Laws (Amendment) Act, 2016 (No. 28 of 2016).

Land Laws (Amendment) Act, 2016 (No. 28 of 2016).

Land Laws (Amendment) Act, 2016 (No. 28 of 2016).

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August 2016
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This Act amends the Land Registration Act, 2012, the National Land Commission Act, 2012 and the Land Act, 2012 to give effect to Articles 68(c)(i) and 67(2)(e) of the Constitution. Article 68(c)(i) requires Parliament to enact legislation to prescribe minimum and maximum land holding acreages in respect of private land. Article 67(2)(e) requires the Land Commission to initiate investigations, on its own initiative or on a complaint, into present or historical land injustices, and recommend appropriate redress. The Act places restrictions on transactions in "controlled land". No transaction in controlled land, including a transfer for a consideration or by way of trusts, gift inter vivos or otherwise to an ineligible person, shall be dealt with without the prior written approval of the Cabinet Secretary. it also concerns the prohibition of unlawful occupation of private community or public land and eviction from such lands.

Amends: Land Registration Act, 2012 (Cap. 300). (2012-04-27)
Amends: National Land Commission Act, 2012 (No. 5 of 2012). (2012-04-27)
Amends: Land Act, 2012 (No. 6 of 2012). (2012-04-27)

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