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     The Transformation of Land Law in Indonesia: The Persistence of Pluralism
    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2010
    Indonesia

    Transforming a pluralistic tenure system into unified statutory rights has been a major objective of the development of property law in many developing countries. Many law and development scholars have assumed that unified land rights are a pre-condition to development and that a pluralistic tenure land system is a major source of uncertainty and insecurity. This article challenges this commonly held assumption by way of a case study of Indonesia's effort to unify the laws governing land.

  2. Library Resource
     Tort Law in the Face of Land Scarcity in Singapore
    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2009
    Singapore

    The notion that the legal content of a jurisdiction is shaped and conditioned by the societal conditions of that jurisdiction finds special expression in Singapore tort law. Land is scarce in Singapore and this scarcity has three varying implications: (a) a high cost of housing, (b) a high building density, and (c) a high population density. Each aspect of the land scarcity problem has in turn led to responses from the Singapore courts in the area of tort law.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Angola, Liechtenstein, Bangladesh, United States of America, Congo, Comoros, Cameroon, Uzbekistan, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Denmark, Rwanda, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Argentina, Sudan, Papua New Guinea, Czech Republic

    Forests, trees and woodlands cover almost one-third of the Earth’s land area. They are a crucial source of food and income for more than a billion people around the globe. They provide a variety of wood and non-wood products and vital ecosystem services – preventing erosion from wind and water, preserving water quality, shading crops and livestock, absorbing carbon which contributes to countering climate change, and providing habitat for many species of plants and animals, thus helping to conserve the planet’s biological diversity.

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    Regulations
    March, 2009
    Vietnam

    This Decree provides for the integrated management of natural resources and environmental protection in coastal areas, sea areas and islands of Viet Nam.The Decree aims at: ensuring unified, interdisciplinary and interregional management in the exploitation and use of natural resources; combining socio-economic development with environmental protection, ensuring safety at sea; preventing, stopping and mitigating pollution and remedying degradation of the environment of the sea and islands; protecting and developing ecosystems of the sea and islands for sustainable development; observing mar

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 2009
    Brunei Darussalam

    This Order establishes the declaration of protected places. It specifies such places in the first column of the Schedule: 1. Building of Receiver and its area, Kampong Serusop, Mukim Berakas A, Brunei Muara District. 2. Building of DVOR/ DME and its area, Kampong Beribi, Mukim Gadong B, Brunei Muara District. 3. Building of NDB and its area, Kampong Mata-Mata, Mukim Gadong B, Brunei Muara District. 4.

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    May, 2009
    Laos

    This Decree, consisting of 53 articles divided into eight Parts, regulates State Land Lease or Concession. It determines the principles, procedures, and measures regarding granting of state land for lease or concession with the aim to ensure the uniform management and use throughout the country, to boost the development of state land, to turn land into capital, to promote the investment for cash crop production and for services, and to build income for the state budget.

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