Syrian Arab Republic

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Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF)

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    Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure

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    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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    Legislation
    January 2008

    This Legislative Decree amends article 5 of the Legislative Decree No. 34 of 2006 as the following: the Administrative Board of the General Authority for Management and Development of Desert (Albadeyah) is composed of the Head, 2 Assistants and 6 representatives of different ministries and competent authorities.

    Amends: Legislative Decree No. 34 of 13 August 2006 establishing the General Authority for Management and Development of Desert (Albadeya). (2006-08-13)

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    These Instructions consisting of 45 articles aim at giving details about: land reclamation resolution (publication and information); areas covered by the decision (selection); technical committees (formation, tasks, meetings); presidency of the technical works in the provinces (functions); body responsible for land reclamation (functions and duties); appeals committees (functions, terms for appeal to decisions); owners (rights and duties); Ministry of Irrigation (tasks, actions); Directorate of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform and Secretariat of Land Registry; Land Distribution Committee (do