Compulsory acquisition is the power of government to acquire private rights in land for a public purpose, without the willing consent of its owner or occupant. This power is known by a variety of names depending on a country’s legal traditions, including eminent domain, expropriation, takings and compulsory purchase.
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Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2017Uganda
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesLegislationOther legal documentMarch, 2017Africa, South Africa
Written submissions on the MPRDA Amendment Bill 15D of 2013 to the Gauteng Legislature, made on behalf of the Land Access Movement of South Africa (LAMOSA), the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), and Bench Marks Foundation.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesLegislationMay, 1960Ethiopia
Preface: "The Civil Code has been promulgated by Us at a time when the progress achieved by Ethiopia requires the modemisation of the legal framework 01 Our Empire's social structure so as to keep pace with the c1umpn, circumstances of ehis world of today. In order to consolidate the progreu already achieved and to facilitate yet further growth and development, precise and detailed rules must be laid down regarding those problems which do not only jace the individual citizen bue ehe nation. as a whole.
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2014Liberia
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesLegislationApril, 2005Ethiopia
A proclamation to provide for the expropriation of landholding for public purposes
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesLegislationMay, 2012Kenya
This is Kenya's general land code.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesLegislationSeptember, 2012Kenya
This was Kenya's law on expropriation from 2010-2012 - it was repealed by the 2012 Land Act.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesLegislationJune, 1965Malawi
This is the general land legislation of Malawi.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesLegislationSeptember, 2004Angola
This is Angola's general land law.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesLegislationJuly, 2012Burkina Faso
"La présente loi détermine d’une part, le statut des terres du domaine foncier national, les principes généraux qui régissent l'aménagement et le développement durable du territoire, la gestion des ressources foncières et des autres ressources naturelles ainsi que la réglementation des droits réels immobiliers et d’autre part, les orientations d’une politique agraire."
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