The aim of this policy paper is to present successful approaches to secure land tenure rights in rural and urban areas. To support future programmatic decisions by he Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ, this paper focusses especially on impacts and good practices. It discusses examples from the German technical cooperation but also includes good practices and impacts achieved by other development partners.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2019Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda, Namibia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Brazil, Peru, Asia, Cambodia, Laos, Eastern Europe, Global
Library ResourceRegulationsNovember, 1995China
The Regulations aim to strength the supervision of planning, land and real estates of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone (hereinafter referred to as the “Special Zone”) , safeguard enforcement of the laws and regulations.
Library ResourceLegislationOctober, 1991New Zealand
The aim of this Act is to provide for certain endowments of dry harbour land to be revested in the Crown or reserved for certain purposes, and to amend certain enactments. Section 4 empowers the Governor-General to declare specified lands vested in local authorities to be revested in the Crown for purpose of conservation (under the Conservation Act 1987), or for the purpose of creating reserves under the Reserves Act 1977.
Library ResourceLegislationNovember, 2003Russia
This Regional Law establishes the particulars of turnover of agricultural land, including privatization of agricultural land pertaining to public and municipal property. It determines that minimum land area of consolidated agricultural land plot shall be two hectares, while minimum land area of consolidated agricultural land plot in case of irrigation by stationary sprinklers or drained land shall be no less than 50 hectares and in case of irrigation by mobile sprinklers shall be no less than 10 hectares.
Library ResourceLegislationNovember, 2011Russia
This Regional Law establishes the cases and the procedure of allotment free of charge in ownership to citizens having three and more children of the plots of land pertaining to state and municipal property, and it also establishes minimum and maximum land area (dimensions) of such land plots. The aforesaid plots of land shall be allotted for individual residential housing construction and subsidiary smallholding.
Library ResourceLegislationMay, 2003Russia
This Regional Law regulates the issues of allotment free of charge to citizens in ownership of land plots pertaining to state and municipal property. The aforesaid allotment shall be performed once only to citizens that had in actual use, before entry into force of the Land Code, the aforesaid land plots for the purpose individual residential housing construction, smallholding and gardening without legal registration of land rights in due course. This Regional Law classifies categories of citizens having the right to land allotment.
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 ResourceLegislationMarch, 2005Russia
This Regional Law regulates land relations within the framework of plenary powers transferred to the regional executive bodies by the federal legislation. Regional Government shall perform the following plenary powers: (a) decision-making related to expropriation, including bailout, in cases envisaged by acting legislation; (b) land reclamation; (c) modalities of calculation of land lease and land rent payment for public land pertaining to regional ownership; (d) validation of cadastre land evaluation; and (e) application of land use restrictions.
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2016Angola
This Law, consisting of 26 articles divided into five Chapters, establishes principles and norms for the organization and functioning of the organs of the Local Administration of the State to which it is applicable at provincial, municipal and Infra-municipal levels.
Library ResourceLegislationApril, 2017Timor-Leste
This Law, consisting of 69 articles divided into five Chapters, defines the regime applicable to the expropriation of immovable property and establishes rules and procedures for cases in which the State, with a view to the pursuit of a public purpose, is impelled, in the absence of other viable alternative solutions, to call upon itself the ownership of immovable property in the private domain. It specifies the cases in which expropriation is allowed, such as: when the property must pursue a purpose of public utility.
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