Namibia

The index below offers access to a diverse collection of land-related publications and resources related specifically to this country, which have been classified by contributing organizations.

Country land legislations: 194 entries

Treaties, laws and regulations on land and soil extracted from FAOLEX

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Land Survey Act, 1993 (No. 33 of 1993).Date of entry: 30 Jan 1996 Last edit: 17 Dec 2007
Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Act, 1995 (No. 6 of 1995).Date of entry: 30 Jan 1996 Last edit: 08 Nov 2000
Communal Land Reform Act, 2002 (Act No. 5 of 2002).Date of entry: 15 May 2006 Last edit: 19 Feb 2013
Communal Land Reform Amendment Act, 2005 (Act No. 11 of 2005).Date of entry: 14 Dec 2007 Last edit: 19 Dec 2007
Sectional Titles Act, 2009 (Act No. 2 of 2009).Date of entry: 17 Jan 2011 Last edit: 17 Jan 2011
National Monuments Act.Date of entry: 19 Sep 2013 Last edit: 21 Sep 2013
Traditional Authorities Act, 2000 (No. 25 of 2000).Date of entry: 11 Oct 2006 Last edit: 13 Oct 2006
Regional Councils Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992).Date of entry: 20 May 2010 Last edit: 21 May 2010
Public Health Act (selected provisions).Date of entry: 17 Sep 2013 Last edit: 18 Sep 2013
Soil Conservation Act.Date of entry: 19 Sep 2013 Last edit: 21 Sep 2013
Mountain Catchment Areas Act.Date of entry: 19 Sep 2013 Last edit: 21 Sep 2013
Land Law.Date of entry: 20 Feb 1996 Last edit: 18 Feb 2000
Decree No. 14/1998/ND-CP on the management of State property.Date of entry: 28 Sep 1998 Last edit: 28 Mar 2001
Directive No. 24/1999/CT-TTg on Land General Inventory in 2000.Date of entry: 31 May 2000 Last edit: 26 Nov 2001
Resolution No. 03/2000/QD-CP on farm economy.Date of entry: 08 Jun 2000 Last edit: 18 Dec 2000
Law governing taxes on land use right assignment.Date of entry: 09 Oct 2000 Last edit: 09 Oct 2000
Decree No.60/cp on the Right of Property on Premises and Land Use Right.Date of entry: 14 Feb 2001 Last edit: 15 Feb 2001
Decree No. 198/2004/ND-CP on collection of land use levies.Date of entry: 28 Feb 2005 Last edit: 27 Aug 2005
Decree No. 181/2004/ND-CP on the implementation of the Land Law.Date of entry: 28 Feb 2005 Last edit: 27 Aug 2005
Decree No. 42/2009/ND-CP on the grading of urban centres.Date of entry: 27 Jan 2010 Last edit: 23 Feb 2010
Order No. 06/2009/L-CTN on the promulgation of the Law on Urban Planning.Date of entry: 25 May 2010 Last edit: 23 Jul 2010
Circular No. 68/2010/TT-BTC guiding the registration fee.Date of entry: 27 Oct 2010 Last edit: 03 Nov 2010
Decree No. 17/2010/ND-CP on property auction.Date of entry: 15 Nov 2010 Last edit: 12 Jan 2012
Circular No. 153/2011/TT-BTC guiding non-agricultural land use tax.Date of entry: 12 Jun 2012 Last edit: 12 Jun 2012
Guidelines for the Allocation of Land in accordance with Decision 327-CT.Date of entry: 15 Oct 2001 Last edit: 24 Jan 2002
Decree No. 64/2010/ND-CP on management of urban green trees.Date of entry: 27 Oct 2010 Last edit: 03 Nov 2010
Decree No. 42/2012/ND-CP on management and use of rice-farming land.Date of entry: 10 Sep 2012 Last edit: 10 Sep 2012
Circular No. 05/1999/TT-BKH guiding the management of planning projects.Date of entry: 01 Jun 2000 Last edit: 18 Dec 2000

Landesa Publications: 24 entries

Extracted from LandWise: A Women & Land Library, a project of the Landesa Center for Women's Land Rights

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Sectional Titles ActYear of Publication: 2009
Children's Status ActYear of Publication: 2006
Maintenance ActYear of Publication: 2003
Guide to the Communal Land Reform ActYear of Publication: 2002
Communal Land Reform Act, 2002Year of Publication: 2002
Co-operatives Act, 1996Year of Publication: 1996
Social Security Act, 1994Year of Publication: 1994
Recognition of Certain Marriages ActYear of Publication: 1991
Administration of Estates Act, 1965 Year of Publication: 1965

World Bank Land Publications: NO entries

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To-date, Namibia is one of the few African countries with a progressive legal and institutional framework governing natural resources and land. The Communal Land Reform Act 5 of 2002 (CLRA) defines...
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News, views and experiences of policy-makers, practitioners and communities on making rangelands secure for local users
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Blantyre — Groups representing small-scale farmers, rural women and social activists from the countries of the Southern African Development Community, SADC, are asking the regional bloc to consider...
On 9.9.1999, the Heads of State and Government of the Organisation of African Unity issued a Declaration (the Sirte Declaration) calling for the establishment of an African Union, with a view, inter...
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[via UN News Centre] 8 October 2012 – Despite its economic and political gains over the past two decades, Namibia still remains beset by “unacceptable” levels of poverty, a United Nations expert...
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The Namibian Government has put in motion plans to change the Local Authorities Act and to ban town councils from selling land through auctions or tender processes that prevent many low-income...
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Papers and presentations from the OHCHR - UN Women expert group meeting on “Good practices in realizing women’s rights to productive resources, with a focus on land” are now...
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Windhoek — Any formal process of addressing the acute shortage of housing will be a failure because the majority in need of housing are the poor, whose incomes do not allow them to purchase houses...
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This document describes the consultation of traditional authorities in Namibia on how communal land is managed and on the registration of customary land rights.
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This brochure provides the necessary information for people living in communal areas to have their land rights registered.  The brochure also tackles why land has to be registered; who is...
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