Legislation & Policies

Besides publications and articles about land governance, the Land Library also hosts country-level laws and policies that focus on land governance. The classification of different types of laws and policies can differ from country to country, so the classification used on the Land Portal is done through a general classification of elements.

Legislation & Policies
May 2017

A Lei n.º 62/2012, de 10 de dezembro, criou a bolsa nacional de terras para utilização agrícola, florestal ou silvopastoril, nos termos da qual a Direção -Geral de Agricultura e Desenvolvimento Rural (DGADR) exerce as funções de entidade gestora da referida bolsa. A Resolução do Conselho de Ministros n.º 24/2014, de 20 de março criou o grupo de acompanhamento da bolsa de terras, integrado, nomeadamente, por representantes das direções regionais de agricultura e pescas e das GeOp.

Legislation & Policies
December 2013

Hace algunas semanas se realizó la VI Conferencia Internacional de la Vía Campesina, desde allí se levantó un manifiesto que circula y señalan: “Somos mujeres de los diversos continentes y culturas, con historias y luchas comunes por la vida, por nuestra emancipación y la de nuestros pueblos, unidas ante el imperativo ético y político de defender el derecho a la alimentación, la agricultura campesina, la defensa de la biodiversidad, de nuestros bienes naturales y la lucha por poner fin a la violencia en todas sus expresiones, agudizada ante este sistema económico capitalista y patriarcal...

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Legislation & Policies
June 2012

A comprehensive legal analysis highlighting  gaps and recommendations in the four selected land related legislations in Tanzania. 

Legislation & Policies
Legislation
May 2014

Article 1: "This Decree details some articles of the Law on Land concerning compensation, support, and resettlement upon land expropriation by the State."

Legislation & Policies
Constitution
Legislation
April 1990

Preamble: "Hong Kong has been part of the territory of China since ancient times; it was occupied by Britain after the Opium War in 1840.  On 19 December 1984, the Chinese and British Governments signed the Joint Declaration on the Question of Hong Kong, affirming that the Government of the People's Republic of China will resume the exercise of sovereignty over Hong Kong with effect from 1 July 1997, thus fulfilling the long-cherished common aspiration of the Chinese people for the recovery of Hong Kong.

Legislation & Policies
Legislation
June 2010

"An Act to repeal and replace the law relating to land, provide for the grant of titles to land, the conversion of titles to land, the better securing of titles to land, the administration of land, the expropriation of land for public purposes, the grant of servitudes, the creation of land courts and the settlement of disputes relating to land; systematic regularisation and adjudication; and for connected purposes.

Enacted by the Parliament of Lesotho"