THE NEW LAND ACTS Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya, three Acts of Parliament have been enacted and came into force on 2nd May, 2012: Land Act, 2012 Land Registration Act, 2012 National Land Commission Act, 2012 THE REPEALED ACTS The following Acts have been repealed: The Indian Transfer of Property Act, 1882 The Government Lands Act The Registration of Titles Act The Land Titles Act The Registered Land Act The Wayleaves Act; and The Land Acquisition Act
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Kenya
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Kenya
In order to make good decisions about the future direction of cities we need data to contextualize
and make recommendations that are based on past results and potential models for the future. Yet
access to information including GIS is challenging, particularly as data is often seen as a
commodity or source of power by those who control it, a dynamic more severe in contexts like
Kenya. By generating GIS data for our own transportation model and then sharing it with those
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2017Kenya
The land registration system in Kenya was established in 1897 to support land registration for white settlers who had come into the country during the 19th Century. In the last one hundred years that the system has been in existence it has remained relatively the same; registry records are kept in paper format and the majority of operations are carried out on manual basis. This lack of a modern registration system has contributed to problems in land administration in the country.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2013Kenya
Dispute resolution is a key component of land administration and management in Kenya. Article 162 of the Constitution of Kenya provides for the establishment of the Environment and Land Court (ELC) by an Act of Parliament. Further, parliament is mandated to determine the jurisdiction and functions of the courts. In 2011, parliament passed the Environment and Land Court Act through which the Environment and Land Court was established. In accordance with the provisions of this act, the court is mandated to ensure reasonable and equitable access to its services in all counties.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksReports & ResearchJuly, 2012Africa, Kenya
The acquisition of land by foreigners in developing countries has emerged as a key mechanism for foreign direct investment (FDI). FDI is defined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as the category of international investment that reflects the objective of a resident entity in one economy to obtain a lasting interest in an enterprise resident in another economy.