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Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF)

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    • Very Good Practice
    • Good Practice
    • Weak Practice
    • Very Weak Practice
    • Missing Value

    Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure

    Legend: National laws adoption of the VGGT principle
    • Fully adopt
    • Partially adopt
    • Not adopted
    • Missing Value

    Note: The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (The VGGTs) were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security in 2012.

    The "VGGT indicators" dataset has been created by Nicholas K. Tagliarino, PhD Candidate at the University of Groningen, with support from Daniel Babare and Myat Noe (LLB Students, University of Groningen). The indicators assess national laws in 50 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America against international standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement as established by Section 16 of the VGGTs.

    Each indicator relates to a principle established in section 16 of the VGGTs. Hold the mouse against the small "i" button above for a more detailed explanation of the indicator.

    Answering the questions posed by these indicators entails analyzing a broad range of national-level laws, including national constitutions, land acquisition acts, land acts, community land acts, agricultural land acts, land use regulations, and some court decisions.


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    July 1998

    Ce décret modifie, notamment pour l'application de la loi nº 98-261 du 6 avril 1998, le décret nº 55-1350 du 14 octobre 1955. La modification principale consiste en l'introduction d'un nouveau chapitre III, relatif aux dispositions applicables dans les bureaux dotés d'un fichier immobilier informatisé.

    Met en oeuvre: Loi nº 98-261 portant réforme de la réglementation comptable et adaptation du régime de la publicité foncière. (1998-04-06)

    December 1971

    This Act provides for the establishment and constitution of Central Planning Authority and the establishment of the Development Control Board for purposes of control on development of land and the planning of development in the Cayman Islands. The Act also concerns acquisition and disposal of land for planning purposes. The Board or the Authority, as the case may be, shall assess and grant permission for proposed development. The Act also establishes an Infrastructure Fund and contains some provisions relative to development on the foreshore.

    July 1977

    These Regulations concern control of physical development in the Cayman Islands and provide rules relative to development projects and planning. They implement provisions of the Development and Planning Law. Applications for planning permission shall be lodged with the Central Planning Authority.

    January 2006

    This Law amends the Development and Planning Law in section 38 relative to contributions to the Infrastructure Fund.

    Amends: Development and Planning Law (2005 Revision). (2005-02-11)

    June 2008

    This Ordinance declares all lands on Ascension to be Crown lands and requires the Governor to prepare and publish a policy to secure a consistent and transparent process for granting rights of occupancy in relation to land on Ascension and for the control of the use of land. The Ordinance also repeals the Land Adjudication (Ascension) Ordinance, 2002 and the Registered Land Ordinance, Cap A23.

    December 2005

    These Regulations make provision in England for the administration and enforcement of compliance of farmers with a range of laws and standards regarding "good agricultural and environmental condition". The Secretary of State, as the competent national authority, shall be responsible for providing farmers with a list of the statutory management requirements and standards of good agricultural and environmental condition on their land.