The purpose of the present Law is to safeguard the public interest on the occasion of the transfer of land or parts thereof, taking into account the need to comply with the principles of a sustainable protection of the environment, nature and landscape.
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Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2001Austria
Library ResourceLegislationDecember, 1992Liechtenstein
The objective of the present Act is to safeguard the public interest on the occasion of transfer of land or parts thereof to guarantee an even distribution of land throughout the national territory. The text consists of 38 articles divided into8 Parts as follows: General provisions and definition of terms (I); Subject to authorization (II); Conditions and requirements (III); Land transaction authorities (IV); Procedure (V); Civil liability (VI); Penalties (VII); Transitional and final provisions (VIII).
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 1993Austria
The Act contains at the outset a definition clause relating to the various terms therein employed, such as "land", "building land", "building permit", "foreigner", "planning permission", etc. Part 3 regulates in particular the transfer of agricultural and forestry land and the requirements for its conversion into building land. Furthermore, it outlines the conditions and procedures for acquisition of land by foreigners. Part 3 establishes the competent authorities and, in particular, various Land Commissions.
Library ResourceLegislationNovember, 2004Turkmenistan
This Land Code stipulates that land shall be public property protected by the state and shall be rationally and efficiently managed. It regulates land relations and applies to natural and legal foreign and domestic persons and to foreign states and international organizations.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 2010Austria
The purpose of the present Act is the economic and expedient use of the soil; the protection and care of the environment and, in particular the conservation or reinstatement of the sustainable purity of the air, water and soil, as well as the avoidance of noise; the conservation or reinstatement of a healthy nature, the protection of the indigenous fauna and flora and their natural living spaces, of the cultural heritage and, finally, in particular that of housing and recreational areas.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesLegislationNational PoliciesMarch, 2015Kenya
The Land Act, 2012
The Land Registration Act, 2012
The National Land Commission Act, 2012
The Environment & Land Court Act, 2011
The Urban Areas & Cities Act, 2011
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Kenya
Land acquisitions, either driven by foreign investments or domestic investment needs have continued to polarize opinions. When this research was proposed, it was premised on arguments by scholars Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Helen Markelova, who had analysed agricultural land deals, and argued that there were potentially two schools of thought about foreign acquisitions over agricultural land.
Library ResourceLegislationBolivia, Americas, South America
La presente Ley tiene por objeto el marco normativo relativo a la propiedad y la concesión de los hidrocarburos, los cuales pertenecen al dominio directo, inalienable e imprescriptible del Estado (art. 1º). Dentro de los 50 km de las fronteras nacionales, ningún extranjero podrá adquirir ni poseer propiedades inmuebles por ningún título, con la excepción del caso de necesidad nacional declarada mediante ley expresa.
Revocado por: Ley Nº 3.058 - Ley de hidrocarburos. (2005-05-05)
Library ResourceLegislationZambia, Africa, Eastern Africa
This Act provides for the continuation of leaseholds and leasehold tenure as well as for the continued vesting of all lands in the President who has the power of alienation (land held under customary tenure is subject to certain conditions) (sect. 3). It also provides for the statutory recognition and continuation of customary tenure (sect. 7), for the conversion of customary tenure into leasehold tenure (sect. 8) and establishes a Land Development Fund and Lands Tribunal (Parts III and IV).
Library ResourceLegislationMalaysia, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Main object of the Code is to ensure uniformity of law and policy with respect to land tenure, registration of titles relating to land, transfer of land, leases and charges in respect of land, easements and other rights and interests in land.
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