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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    July, 2017
    Uganda

    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.

  2. Library Resource
    Land Draft Policy
    Legislation & Policies
    October, 2006
    Zambia

    Land is the most fundamental resource in any society because it is the basis of human survival. Land is the space upon which all human activities take place and provides continued existence of all life forms and minerals.

  3. Library Resource
    7NDP
    Legislation & Policies
    June, 2017
    Zambia

    Zambia remains committed to the socio-economic development planning of the country as reflected by the return to development planning in 2005. The Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) for the period 2017- 2021 is the successor to the Revised Sixth National Development Plan, 2013-2016 (R-SNDP) following its expiry in December 2016. The Plan, like the three national development plans (NDPs) that preceded it, is aimed at attaining the long-term objectives as outlined in the Vision 2030 of becoming a “prosperous middle-income country by 2030”.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Jurisprudence
    July, 2016
    Africa, South Africa

    In this case, which was  heard before the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa, The Restitution of Land Rights Amendment  Act 15 of 2014  was declared invalid. The Act, among other things, sought to extend the period in which land restitution claims could be  lodged. However, the court found that the Parliament did not sufficiently  consult with key stakeholders including those who had successfully  lodged claims under the previous Act of 1994. 

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    October, 2014
    India

    An Act to provide for measures to curb organized attempts to grab lands whether belonging to the Government, wakf or the Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments, local authorities or other statutory or non-statutory bodies owned or controlled or managed by the Government.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    September, 1982
    India

    This  Act  is  meant  mainly  to  arrest  and  curb  the unlawful  activity  of grabbing Government land, a local authority, a religious or Charitable Institution or Endowment including Wakf or any other private property, either individually or in groups either by force or decrepit or otherwise. 

  7. Library Resource

    Cambodia's law on expropriation (unofficial English translation)

    Legislation & Policies
    February, 2010
    Cambodia

    "Article 1: This law aims to define an expropriation in the Kingdom of Cambodia by defining the principles, mechanisms, and procedures of expropriation, and defining fair and just compensation for any construction, rehabilitation, and public physical infrastructure expansion project for the public and national interests and development of Cambodia."

  8. Library Resource

    Regulation on the Expropriation of Buildings on State-owned Land and Compensation

    Legislation & Policies
    Regulations
    January, 2011
    China

    Article 1

    "This Regulation is formulated for purposes of regulating the expropriation of buildings on state-owned land and corresponding compensation, maintaining public interests and protecting the legitimate rights and interests of owners of the buildings to be expropriated."

  9. Library Resource
    Cover photo
    Legislation & Policies
    June, 2012
    Tanzania

    A comprehensive legal analysis highlighting  gaps and recommendations in the four selected land related legislations in Tanzania. 

  10. Library Resource
    Cover photo

    Chapter 216

    Legislation
    March, 2002
    Tanzania

    An Act to provide for the establishment of Land dispute settlement machinery and for matters incidental thereto. 

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