compensation

The act or process of making amends for something.

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Journal Articles & Books
January 2014
Tanzania

Selection of roads for improvement of transport network with minimum demolition of houses required in roads widening has been a challenge for many years in upgrading informal settlements. The problem is compounded by lack of a methodological tool required to assist decision makers on selecting roads that can be widened and improved for improvement of transport network with minimum demolition of houses and compensation costs.

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Journal Articles & Books
July 2013
Tanzania

The future is increasingly urban and inevitably so. Urbanisation is increasing at unprecedented rate in both Sub-Saharan Africa and developing world (UN Habitat, 1999). Alongside this rapid expansion comes the emergence of the peri-urban areas that are characterised of increasing intensification and co-existence of urban and rural areas, marked by dynamic flows of commodities, capital, natural resources, people and environmental pollution.

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Journal Articles & Books
July 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa
Burundi

Gaining access to private lands in war-torn societies is a problem that confronts many governments, including Burundi when implementing public projects. Government officials hastily acquired private lands while implementing projects which are not always for public interests. Using the case study approach, the study explored what happened when land was acquired to erect a new Presidential Palace at Gasenyi area.

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Journal Articles & Books
July 2013
Nigeria

The right to Compensation for the compulsory acquisition of real property is constitutional and most enabling laws prescribe valuation methods to be adopted in determining the compensation payable. This paper aims at ascertaining the implications of the constitutional provisions and its impact on the compensation payable. It reviews some legislation, prescribed compensation rates and a valuation report on the Obite- Ubeta- Rumuekpe (OUR) pipeline acquisition and analyses the valuation method used.

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Journal Articles & Books
July 2013
Eastern Africa

This paper looks at Valuation as an important component of land administration that has outgrown the land sector gradually becoming an independent professional discipline much to the chagrin of its hosts – the land administration. Valuation as a profession originated in the actual sale transactions in medieval Europe where buyers relied on experienced interventionists in the land/real estate market to advise on the size and buying price of real properties. Its eventual introduction to university curriculum has been diverse amongst different regions and at varying momentum.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1996
Mali
Sweden
Canada
Italy

This issue of Unasylva considers some of the issues related to forest-dwelling and forest-dependent people, and particularly their role in and relationship to sustainable forest management.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1996

En el presente nmero de Unasylva se examinan algunas de las cuestiones relacionadas con la poblacin que vive en los bosques y depende de ellos, y en particular su participacin en la ordenacin forestal sostenible.

Legislation
May 2008
Switzerland
Europe
Western Europe

La présente loi est applicable à toute expropriation à réaliser sur le territoire du canton, à l’exception des expropriations régies par le droit fédéral. Elle est aussi applicable aux restrictions à la propriété équivalant à une expropriation.

Legislation
November 2015
United Kingdom
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Germany
Denmark
Spain
Estonia
Finland
France
Greece
Croatia
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Latvia
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Sweden
Europe
Northern Europe

This Order amends Part 1 of Schedule 8 to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 as it applies to England. Section 64 of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 entitles the tenant of an agricultural holding, on termination of the tenancy and quitting of the holding, to compensation from the landlord for an improvement specified in Part 1 of Schedule 8 which the tenant has carried out on the holding.

Legislation
September 1944
Sri Lanka
Asia
Southern Asia

According to the provisions of this Ordinance, where any land belonging to a temple is acquired for public purposes under the Land Acquisition Act, all sums of money awarded as compensation for or in respect of the acquisition of that land shall be paid to the Public Trustee.