This Law makes provision for the management and use of various types of land, including forestry and agricultural land.Land of Lao PDR shall be under the ownership of the national community and all organizations and individuals shall have the obligation to protect land to ensure that there is no soil erosion, land subsidence and soil degradation.The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry shall be in charge of managing agricultural land, forest land, submerged land, river banks, islands and recovered land.The Law, among other things, further provides for the following: land registration for th
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Library ResourceLegislationOctober, 2003Laos
Library ResourceRegulationsMay, 2009Laos
This Decree, consisting of 53 articles divided into eight Parts, regulates State Land Lease or Concession. It determines the principles, procedures, and measures regarding granting of state land for lease or concession with the aim to ensure the uniform management and use throughout the country, to boost the development of state land, to turn land into capital, to promote the investment for cash crop production and for services, and to build income for the state budget.
Library ResourceRegulationsJuly, 2005Laos
This Decree, consisting of 19 articles divided into six Parts, defines principles, rules, and measures to mitigate adverse social impacts and to compensate damages that result from involuntary acquisition or repossession of land and fixed or movable assets, including change in land use, restriction of access to community or natural resources affecting community livelihood and income sources.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesAugust, 1991Laos
The source for this link is the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesApril, 2016Laos
This Decree provides principles, regulations and standards on the management, monitoring of compensation of losses and the management of resettlement activities in order to properly and effectively implement development projects with the aims to ensure that the affected people are compensated, resettled and are assisted with permanent livelihood alternatives leading to improving of living conditions to be better off or to be at the same level as they were before as well as to ensure that the projects can contribute to the socio-economic development of the nation in sustainable manners.
Library ResourceRegulationsLaos, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
A Decree to promote tree planting, regeneration and protection of forests among people in order to increase and enrich forest areas in Lao PDR. The 28 Articles are divided into 5 Chapters: General Provisions (I); Legitimate Persons to Receive Land Allocations for Plantations (II); Legitimate Allocation of Forest for Management (III); Incentives, Benefits and their Restrictions (IV); Implementation (V). The State allocates land to residents for the establishment and management of plantations in order to reforest and enrich such lands (art. 5).
Library ResourceLegislationJuly, 2003Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Chad, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Burundi, Bolivia, Bhutan, Botswana, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Moldova, North Macedonia, Mongolia, Malawi, Nepal, Paraguay, Rwanda, South Sudan, Eswatini, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Aruba, Anguilla, American Samoa, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahrain, Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Cook Islands, Comoros, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Micronesia, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Kiribati, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Montserrat, New Caledonia, Niue, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Puerto Rico, French Polynesia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sao Tome and Principe, Suriname, Sint Maarten, Seychelles, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, British Virgin Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Vanuatu, Samoa, Africa, Western Africa, Middle Africa
La présente loi autorise la ratification de la réglementation commune aux Etats membres du CILSS sur l’homologation des pesticides, révisée et adoptée par le Conseil des Ministres du CILSS, le 16 décembre 1999 à N’Djaména (Tchad), dont le but est de mettre en commun (dans un cadre sous-régional de coopération) les expériences et l’expertise des Etats membres pour l’évaluation et l’homologation des pesticides afin d’assurer leur utilisation rationnelle et judicieuse, ainsi que la protection de la santé humaine et de l’environnement.
Library ResourceLegislationLaos, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
An Act to make provision for ownership of land and related matters such as land registration, and the management and use of various types of land, including forestry and agricultural land.The text consists of 86 articles divided into 8 Chapters: General provisions (I); Land management and land registration (II); Rights and obligations of the land user (III); Control of land use (IV); Settlement of land problems, policy towards the persons having good performance and measures against violators (V); Final provisions (VI).Land is in ownership of the "national community" (art. 3).
Library ResourceRegulationsLaos, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
The Regulation establishes certain conditions and criteria for the transfer of the ownership or right of use of land, houses, vehicles and household equipment. Further provisions concern the determination of the selling prices, the rights and obligations of purchasers, lessees or successors.
Implements: Decree of the Prime Minister relating to the transformation of State land use right and ownership on houses, vehicles and essential household equipment into Government personnel ownership and use right. (1994-11-12)
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesLegislationNational PoliciesJuly, 2005Laos
Article 1 - Objectives: "This decree defines principles, rules, and measures to mitigate adverse social impacts and to compensate damages that result from involuntary acquisition or repossession of land and fixed or movable assets, including change in land use, restriction of access to community or natural resources affecting community livelihood and income sources.
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