This policy brief presents the main findings of a situational analysis and assessment of women’s and youth’s ability to access community land in Turkana County, Kenya, with a focus on their rights. The brief highlights the fact that even though policy and legal frameworks provide for equal rights and nondiscrimination in access to land, women and youth still face many land-related challenges in Turkana County. It looks at the current situation regarding community land rights and examines the bar riers that women face trying to realize these rights.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2016Kenya
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 2016Russia
Article 7-1 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Peasant farm shall be granted the right of allotment of agricultural land out of stock of public or municipal land”.
Amends: Regional Law No. 32-Z “On turnover of agricultural land”. (2014-06-24)
Library ResourceLegislationJune, 2016Chile
La presente Ley establece el marco jurídico que reconoce y regula el derecho real de conservación medioambiental. Se trata de un derecho real que faculta a su titular a conservar el patrimonio ambiental de un predio o de ciertos atributos o funciones de éste. Este derecho se constituye en forma libre y voluntaria por el propietario del predio en beneficio de una persona natural o jurídica determinada. La facultad de conservar se ejercerá de conformidad a las normas establecidas en esta Ley y en el contrato constitutivo.
Library ResourceRegulationsAugust, 2016Kenya
This Act amends the Land Registration Act, 2012, the National Land Commission Act, 2012 and the Land Act, 2012 to give effect to Articles 68(c)(i) and 67(2)(e) of the Constitution. Article 68(c)(i) requires Parliament to enact legislation to prescribe minimum and maximum land holding acreages in respect of private land. Article 67(2)(e) requires the Land Commission to initiate investigations, on its own initiative or on a complaint, into present or historical land injustices, and recommend appropriate redress. The Act places restrictions on transactions in "controlled land".
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2016Russia
Article 3 shall be amended to add the following wording: ““Owners and tenants, including leaseholders, of land plots must comply with the provisions and requirements in the sphere of ensuring agricultural land fertility”.
Amends: Regional Law No. 53-OZ “On regulation for ensuring agricultural land fertility”. (2005-06-01)
Library ResourceRegulationsNovember, 2016Namibia
These Regulations, made in terms of section 45 of the Communal Land Reform Act, concern the application for and the registration of an occupational land right. An application for an occupational land right is made in the form of Form E as set out in Annexure 1 to the communal land board. An occupational land right was introduced in the principal Act by the Communal Land Reform Amendment Act, 2013 and means a right to occupy a portion of communal land for the provision of public services granted under section 36A.
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 2016Russia
The scope of this Regional Law shall be to set forth the conditions for the breeding, keeping and protection of bees, and also for protecting legal rights and interests of natural and legal persons carrying out apiculture. State support to apiculture shall be granted in accordance with regional programmes related to state support of agricultural activity.
Library ResourceLegislationJune, 2016Papua New Guinea
This Act establishes the Manam Resettlement Authority, defines its duties and powers and provides with respect to its administration and operation. The Authority shall be a body corporate and shall identify and acquire land for the resettlement of displaced persons in Manam Island. and shall be instrumental in aid and resettlement of people affected by disaster in Manam. The Department of Provincial and Local-level Government Affairs shall monitor the performance of the Authority.
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2016Russia
Article 10 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Owners and tenants, including leaseholders, of land plots must comply with the provisions and requirements in the sphere of ensuring agricultural land fertility”.
Library ResourceRegulationsNovember, 2016United Kingdom
These Regulations make provision in relation to bringing into force sections 83 (core path plans) and 84 (access rights: service of court applications) of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016. It also contains transitional provisions regarding "core path plans" as provided for by the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003. The effect of this is that anything done under the old law before 31st December 2016 will have effect as if it had been done under the new law.