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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 1898
    Sierra Leone

    This Ordinance makes provision with respect to the compulsory acquisition of lands for public purposes and compensation for such acquisition to the landowner. It sets out the procedure for such acquisition and subsequent registration of land. The Governor may be required to purchase the rest of a piece of land if only a part was acquired and the rest is rendered useless to the owner. It shall be lawful for the Minister to resell any land purchased under this rule. The Ordinance also makes provision for resolution of disputed regarding compensation, etc.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2008
    Estonia

    The Act regulates succession in Estonia. Specifically, it provides that succession is the transfer of the property of a person upon his or her death to another person. A bequeather is a person whose property transfers upon his or her death to another person. An estate is the property of a bequeather. An estate does not include the rights and obligations of the bequeather which pursuant to law or by their nature are inseparably bound to the person of the bequeather. Notably, special rules govern the legal relations involving the property that is included in the land register.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    November, 2009
    Estonia

    The Act regulates marriage in Estonia. Notably, it states that prospective spouses may, by agreement, select a proprietary relationship from among the types of proprietary relations set out in the Act before the contraction of marriage by an application for marriage. The types of proprietary relations include jointness of property; set-off of assets increment; or separateness of property. Spouses may also enter into a marital property contract. In certain situations, the land registry is used for determining the property rights of spouses upon separation.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    October, 2014
    Estonia

    The Act lays down main principles for registered partnerships in Estonia. According to the Act, a registered partnership contract may be entered into between two natural persons of whom at least one has residence in Estonia. Notably, the Act provides that, upon entry into a registered partnership contract, the registered partners shall, by agreement, select a proprietary relationship from among the types of proprietary relations provided in Division 2 of Chapter 4 of Part 1 of the Family Law Act pursuant to the procedure prescribed in the Vital Statistics Registration Act.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    March, 2002
    Estonia

    The Act provides for the general principles of civil law of Estonia. Notably, it defines the concepts of movable and immovable property defining the latter as a delimited part of land (plot of land). The essential parts of an immovable are the things permanently attached to it, such as buildings, standing crop, other vegetation and unharvested fruit.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    August, 1954
    China

    This Act provides for assessment of land value, taxation according to the declared land value, government purchase of land according to the declared land value, land value increment to the public, offences and penalties, etc.A land evaluation committee shall be established by the Special Municipal Government or the County / City Government and composed of representatives of local people and other persons of justice.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    September, 2006
    China

    These Regulations, consisting of 17 articles, are enacted in accordance with the Land Administration Law of the People's Republic of China, aiming to strengthen the management of land resources in the Yili River Basin, rationally develop and use land, protect and improve the ecological environment, and achieve sustainable development.The land development of the Yili River Basin refers to the activities of scientific, rational and effective exploitation and business operation of the undeveloped land in the Yili River Baisin.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    November, 2011
    Russia

    This Regional Law sets forth the modalities of allotment in ownership by purchase or free of charge of plots of land pertaining to public and municipal property to multi-child families, and also establishes minimum and maximum land areas of the aforesaid plots of land. Multi-child family shall be considered family with three or more children less than 18 years of age. The aforesaid plots of land in inhabited areas shall be allotted for housing construction and subsistence family farming. Allotment of the aforesaid plots of land shall be performed once-only.

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