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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    March, 2000
    Afghanistan

    This Law provides for the protection and use of pastures for cattle grazing.The Law identifies two kinds of pasture: specific pasture which exists within the boundaries of villages or towns; and communal pasture which is arid land and does not fall within the bounds of villages and towns. The right to use specific pasture may not be bought or sold, and it shall be forbidden to sell or lease it for expansion of agricultural activities.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    July, 1943
    Bangladesh

    Two separate compilations, “Training Material on West Bengal Financial Rules and Office Procedure” & “Training Material on West Bengal Service Rules” were published. These proved to be extremely useful and generated widespread demand for more copies. This document to put together rules, procedures, practices and executive orders laid down and released from time to time by the Government for running offices at the districts. It will be published shortly as another Monograph under the title, “Collectorate Manual”.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bangladesh, Asia, Southern Asia

    The aim of this Act, consisting of 6 Parts, is to define and identificate the following land characteristics, specifying: the determination of the extent of erosion along the banks of rivers or the extent of accretion, reformation or new formation due to fluvial action of any river, the better security of landed property and the prevention of encroachments and disputes, to provide for the survey of lands and for the establishment and maintenance of marks to distinguish land boundaries.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Bhutan, Asia, Southern Asia

    The present Act provides for the management, regulation and administration of the ownership and use of land for socio-economic development and environmental well-being of the country through efficient and effective land administration, security of land tenure, equal opportunity to land, facilitation of operation of land market, effective use of land resources and conservation of the ecosystem.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    The purpose of this Act is to recognize forest rights to tribal communities who have been occupying the land before the forest laws were put into force.Scheduled Tribes residing in forests shall be entitled to the land currently occupied which may be allocated in all forests including National Parks and Sanctuaries.The Act grants forest rights to Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers including: right to live in the forest land for habitation or for self-cultivation for livelihood; right of ownership, access to collect, use, and dispose of minor forest produce; right to use

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Sri Lanka, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act is to provide for the reservation of certain State lands as pasture land. The Minister may by Order published in the Gazette declare any State land to be reserved as pasture land (sect. 2). There are provisions regarding the power of entry and inspection of the Land Commissioner (sect. 7) and offences and penalties under this Act (sect. 9). The Land Commissioner may lease pasture land to persons engaged in the business of livestock breeding and to those who have the capacity to manage and develop such pasture land (sect. 3).

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Nepal, Asia, Southern Asia

    Section 2 (definitions) is amended by adding definitions of "survey and measurement", and "registered records". Section 7 is completely rewritten It provides for the circumstance in which the effective boundaries of a recorded area are not corresponding with the actual survey. A new section (8A) relative to replacement of old records of newly surveyed areas, is added. Section 11A concerns the preparation of land-ownership certificates.

    Amends: Land (Survey and Measurement) Act, 1963. (1979-11-21)

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Nepal, Asia, Southern Asia

    "Land" in this Act means all categories of land, including tanks, ponds, and forest land (sect. 2). The Government may issue orders for purposes of land measurement by the authority prescribed by rules made under the present Act (sect. 3). Sections 4 and 5 make provision for the measurement of land and the demarcation of boundaries of specified lands. Section 6 make provision for land survey operations. After survey, measurement, and registration the prescribed authority shall issue a certificate of registration under section 8.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Nepal, Asia, Southern Asia

    Section 2 (definitions) is amended by adding definitions of "boundary", and "plot". Section 3 is amended by providing anew for the power of the Government to issue orders for the measurement and survey of lands and the correction of mistakes in survey by the Survey Officer. Section 4, here amended, concerns the calculation of the area of land. A new section (5A) prescribes that Government and other public lands are to be surveyed and mapped first.

    Amends: Land (Survey and Measurement) Act, 1963. (1979-11-21)

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Sri Lanka, Asia, Southern Asia

    The Minister may, by Order published in the Gazette, vest in the State land that is vested in the Land Reform Commission under the Land Reform Law. The Order shall: (a) specify the extent of agricultural or estate land; (b) make reference to the survey plan made by the Surveyor-General in respect of such land; (c) specify any servitude attaching to such agricultural or estate land.

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