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  1. Library Resource

    A Proclamation to provide for Government ownership of urban lands and extra urban houses.

    Legislation
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The Proclamation is divided into 7 Chapters: Introduction (I); Urban Lands (II); Urban Houses (III); Rent (IV); Cooperative Societies of Urban Dwellers (V); Powers and Duties of the Ministry (VI); General Provisions (VII). The Proclamation vests all urban lands in the Government (sect. 3).

  2. Library Resource

    A Proclamation to provide for the public ownership of rural lands.

    Legislation
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The Proclamation is divided into 6 Chapters: Introduction (1); Public Ownership of Rural Lands (2); Establishment of Associations for the Implementation of the Proclamation (3); Powers and Functions of the Minister of Land Reform and Administration (4); Communal and Nomadic Lands (5); General Provisions (6).The Proclamation declares all rural lands to be the collective property of the Ethiopian people and abolishes private ownership of rural land (sect. 3). Peasant Associations are in charge of the redistribution, cultivation, administration etc. of rural lands.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Proclamation lays down rules relative to the ownership and use of land in the National State of Tigray. Land is declared to be "joint property" of the State and can not be sold, exchanged, given in lease or as bond for an indefinite time. Farmers may use land in their possession under conditions as set out in this Proclamation. The actual state of land is declared to be "accepted" under the present Proclamation. Farmers can give their land in lease under article 7. Article 8 concerns the lease of state land.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    An autonomous public authority is established to take care of persons that have little or no land, the utilization of idle lands, the alleviation of unemployment, and the conservation of forest, soil and water resources in consultation with appropriate Government agencies. Powers and duties of the Authority are set out in section 6. The Authority shall have a Board consisting of specified ministers and a General Manager, the duties of which are set out in section 11. Section 13 specifies criteria for eligibility for the benefits of the settlement programme.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    A Proclamation to provide for the utilization of urban land. Urban land is defined as all land within urban boundaries (art. 2). The Proclamation shall apply to urban land held by a permit system, or by lease-hold system, as well as by other means in force prior to those systems (art. 3). Urban land may be held in long-term lease by permit in accordance with plan guidelines, on auction or through negotiation on the basis of a decision of the Region or city concerned (art. 4). A leasehold deed shall be conferred upon a person who is permitted to hold land on lease.

  6. Library Resource

    المعاهدة الافريقية للمحافظة على الطبيعة والموارد الطبيعية.

    International Conventions or Treaties
    Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, Nigeria, Mauritius, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Eswatini, Ghana, Congo, Guinea, Ethiopia, Comoros, Eritrea, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Libya, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, Central African Republic, Tanzania, Botswana, Senegal, Chad, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Gambia, Mali, Burundi, Sao Tome and Principe, Djibouti, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Rwanda, Morocco, Niger, South Africa, Togo, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Sudan, Cameroon, Kenya, Middle Africa, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, Northern Africa, Western Asia, Africa

    The Contracting States, in the belief that objectives set out in the Preamble would be better achieved by amending the 1968 Algiers Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources by expanding elements related to sustainable development, have agreed on measures to enhance environmental protection, to foster the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources; and to harmonize and coordinate policies in these fields with a view to achieving ecologically rational, economically sound and socially acceptable development policies and programs for the Convention area.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    These Regulations of the Council of Ministers provide rules relative to large-scale and small-scale mining operations. The rules concern, among other things: (a) the issue, renewal or revocation of a prospecting licence or an exploration licence; (b) notice of discovery of minerals; (c) verification and certification of a discovery; (d) rights and obligations of licencees; (e) fees, royalties and other payments; (f) offences and sanctions; (g) dispute settlement; and (h) powers and duties of the Controller.The Controller, i.e.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Proclamation lays down the regulatory framework for mining operations in Ethiopia. It defines the principles of sound development of the mining sector and defines the criteria for eligibility for mining rights, i.e. a prospecting licence, an exploration licence, an artisanal mining licence, a small-scale mining licence and a large-scale mining licence. A mining licence shall give the right to abstract, in limited quantities, mineral and geothermal water.Furthermore, the Proclamation defines the rights and duties of licence holders and provides for financial matters and administration.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Proclamation requires (future) public servants to disclose to and register with the Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission their interests in assets, including immovable property, so as to enhance transparency and accountability in the conduct of public affairs. Customary law shall not apply to matters provided for by this Proclamation. Any public office or public enterprise shall ensure compliance with this Proclamation.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Proclamation establishes the Federal Urban Planning Institute as an autonomous public organ having its own legal personality. The Institute shall, among other things, provide capacity building in the field of preparation and implementation of urban plans and provide consultancy and information services. The Proclamation also defines the powers and duties of the General Manager and the Deputy General Manager of the Institute.

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