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  1. Library Resource
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act concerns servitude and the right of passage on other people’s land for the purpose of carrying out works on one’s own land or on utility services on that land. The Act provides for the legal procedures for implementing such rights.

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    An Act to provide for the procedure by which a private landowner who has no reasonable means of access to a public highway may apply for leave to construct a road of access to a public highway and for other purposes connected therewith.

    Uganda, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Act prescribes that, where the owner of any land is unable through negotiations to obtain leave from adjoining landowners to construct a road of access to the public highway, he or she may apply to the land tribunal for leave to construct a road of access over any lands lying between his or her land and the public highway. The tribunal shall serve a notice on the owner of land affected and shall organize a hearing. An order of the tribunal to grant access for the construction of roads may be revoked upon application by an owner of adjoining lands.

  3. Library Resource
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter provides for title to accessory matters to land such as fixtures put on the land by others, new land formed by alluvium, river banks carried away by sudden violence, island formed in a stream which is not navigable, islands formed by division of a river. The Chapter also provides for removing of removable fixtures by a tenant.

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    An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to acquisition and requisition of immovable property.

    Bangladesh, Asia, Southern Asia

    The Ordinance provides for the acquisition and requisition of immovable property to be destined to public purposes in the public interest. Acquisition shall be communicated by means of a notice affixed in convenient locations in order to inform of the intent of acquiring that property. Requisition for a limited period of time may be exercised by the appointed Deputy Commissioner, following Government’s approval, while no approval shall be necessary in case of an emergency. No property shall be kept in requisition for a period longer than two years.

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    An Act to provide for the acquisition of farm equipment or material not being used for agricultural purposes; to amend section 5 of the Land Acquisition Act [Chapter 20:10]; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

    Zimbabwe, Africa, Eastern Africa

    This Act regulates the use of farm equipment, i.e. any movables used for agricultural purposes on any agricultural land acquired for resettlement purposes under the Land Reform Programme, and provides for the control of use of farm equipment. Section 3 prohibits wilful destruction of farm equipment without the permission in writing of the acquiring authority (sect. 2).

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    An Act to make provision for the acquisition of lands to be used for the purpose of land settlement.

    Guyana, Americas, South America

    This Act empowers the Minister to declare any land settlement scheme to be a public work under section 3 of the Acquisition of Land for Public Purposes Act. A land settlement scheme is defined as including any project intended to secure land for the establishment of farmers as an organized settlement or for distribution by sale, lease or otherwise to persons individually for agricultural purposes. The Act further provides for (assessment of) compensation, power to acquire land by lease.

    Amends: Acquisition of Lands For Public Purposes Act (Cap. 62:05). (2001)

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    An Act to facilitate the acquisition of land for public purposes.

    Bahamas, Americas, Caribbean

    This Act sets out criteria, conditions and procedures for compulsory acquisition of land by the Government and regulates related matters such as compensation, appeal from a magistrate’s award on compulsory purchase and effects of the acquisition on existing leaseholds and land other than the land under compulsory acquisition.The procedures of acquisition foresee, among other things, a notification by the Minister in the Gazette, a preliminary investigation by persons authorized by the Minister, a declaration that land is required for public purposes, the possibility of appeal with the Supre

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the acquisition of land for public works and other public purposes, and for other purposes.

    Australia, Oceania

    The Act consolidates and amends the law relating to the acquisition of land for public works and other public purposes. It consists of 51 sections (grouped into 6 Parts) and completed by two Schedules. Part 2 defines which are the purposes for which land may be taken, the procedures for notification and objections and the means by which land may be taken. Part 3 deals with the discontinuance of taking land, Part 4 with compensation while Part 5 and 6 deal with general and transitional matters.

  9. Library Resource
    January, 1981
    United Kingdom

    This Act provides generally with respect to compulsory purchase procedure in the United Kingdom. In particular the Act deals with the rights of appeal, and the consequent procedures. The Act applies in all compulsory purchase cases.

  10. Library Resource
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act provides with respect to the acquisition of land on the basis of a resolution of Tynwald for public purposes and compensation in relation with such acquisition. It, among other things, sets out the procedure for authorising compulsory purchase; requires disputes to be solved by an established procedure which includes arbitration; provides for acquisition by agreement; purchase or redeem of the interest of the mortgagee of any of the land; presumption of planning approval (also in respect of land used for agricultural purposes).

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