Mailo tenure is the most legislated form of tenure in Uganda, having its origins in the 1900 Buganda Agreement. Reforms over the years have seen the evolution of this tenure that is essentially freehold in nature, albeit with its local characteristics arising out of an unresolved tenant question. This status quo was reinstated in the 1995 Constitution, the Land Act and its subsequent amendments. Whereas it is expected that reforms introduced by the Constitution and Land Act would suffice in stabilizing Mailo tenure, this has not happened in practice.
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Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsFebruary, 2018Africa, Uganda
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 1995Estonia
This Act provides a basis for the procedure of all expropriation of immovable property including "restricted real rights". Expropriation" is defined in section 2 as "the transfer of an immovable without the consent of the owner in the public interest for fair and immediate compensation".
Library ResourceLegislationOctober, 2014Latvia
The Law determines principles for land management in Latvia. Its purpose is to promote sustainable use and protection of land.
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2006Latvia
The Law determines principles for land use planning in Latvia. Its purpose is to promote the arrangement of land properties and a sustainable utilisation of the land resources, by determining types of land use planning work, implementation provisions, and the tasks and duties of persons involved in a land use planning. According to the Law, land use planning includes the development of a land use planning project; and the specification of types of land use.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2010Canada
The present Act provides for the orderly carrying out of professional land surveying in the Province of Nova Scotia.
Library ResourceLegislationAugust, 1992Macao S.A.R
This Law, consisting of 27 articles divided into four Chapters, establishes the legal regime for land expropriation. The Law establishes that everyone has the right to private property and its transmission in life or death, according to the law. The immovable property and rights inherent thereto may be expropriated for the sake of public utility, upon the payment of just compensation. It is divided as follows: General provisions (Chap. I); Declaration of public utility and authorization of administrative possession (Chap. II); Compensation regime (Chap. III); Final provisions (Chap.
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2004Australia
The objects of this Act, consisting of 233 sections divided into twelve Chapters and completed by four Schedules, include assisting in the achievement of ecologically sustainable development in the State by establishing an integrated scheme to promote the use and management of natural resources in a manner that recognises and protects the intrinsic values of natural resources; seeks to protect biological diversity and, insofar as is reasonably practicable, to support and encourage the restoration or rehabilitation of ecological systems and processes that have been lost or degraded; provides
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2016Ghana
This Act provides with respect to spatial and land use planning at national, regional and district level in Ghana. It established the Land Use and Spatial Planning Authority and the Land Use and Spatial Planning Development Fund.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2016China
This Act specifically establishes guidelines concerning measures to be taken to cope with climate change, assure land use safety, conserve the natural environment and cultural assets, promote the reasonable allocation of resources and industries, strengthen land consolidation and management mechanisms, and restore sensitive areas and damaged land in pursuit sustainable development.Spatial plan used in this Act refers to establishment of spatial development plan to set guidelines for the conservation and utilization of resources on the land and in marine, to achieve the sustainable developme
Library ResourceLegislationDecember, 2010Liechtenstein
The purpose of the present Act is to transpose into national legislation the Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2007 establishing an Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE). Article 1 of the above-mentioned Act establishes that the present Act regulates the creation, maintenance and organization of a national spatial data infrastructure. In particular the Act aims to provide authorities, economy, science and the public with spatial information in a sustainable, up to date, quick and simple way.
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