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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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    June 1990

    The present Act introduces some substantial amendments to the Act of 25 November 1981 on Soil improvement. In particular, the Act rewords article 1 concerning the definition of “soil improvements” being measures intended to maintain, restore the productivity of the soil, or facilite its cultivation. Furthermore, the Act amends, inter alia, Part III on Soil improvements, in particular, article 30 on Purpose; article 31 on Allocation principles; article 39 on Acquisition of property.

    Amends: Act on soil improvement. (1981-11-25)

    November 1981

    The present Act lays down provisions relating to soil improvement in the Principality of Liechtenstein. Article 1 establishes that soil improvements are measures having the purpose to maintain, increase or restore the productivity of the soil, as well as to facilities its cultivation. In particular, the Act regulates the: a) consolidation of agricultural and forestry land; b) land re-allocation; c) other soil improvement measures; d) public contributions to soil improvement.

    December 2008

    The present Act regulates the: a) construction, alteration, demolition, maintenance and use of buildings and facilities with the aim to promote the design and development quality in the communities; b) orderly and soil-saving development of the country. The text consists of 103 articles divided into 7 Parts as follows: General provisions (I); Planning rights (II); Building rights (III); Organization and implementation (IV); Legal protection (V); Penalties (VI); Transitional and final provisions (VII).

    October 2012

    The present Ordinance introduces some amendments to the Building Ordinance of 22 September 2009. In particular, the Ordinance amends, inter alia, article 67 dealing with authorization on behalf of the competent authority for use of public soil. Moreover, the Ordinance amends Annex 4. The text consists of 4 Annexes.

    Amends: Building Ordinance. (2012)