Colonialism brought large-scale farming to Africa, promising modernisation and jobs – but often dispossessing people and exploiting workers. Now, after several decades of independence, and with investor interest growing, African governments are once again promoting large plantations and estates. But the new corporate interest in African agriculture has been criticised as a “land grab”.
The Act concerns the valuation of land for rating and taxing purposes, it consists of 101 sections and is divided into nine Parts. Part 3 is dedicated to valuation which is to be done by the chief executive. There are different types of valuations, including valuation for rental purposes (sect. 15), of mining leases (sect. 24), of petroleum leases (sect. 26) and valuation for community titles scheme (sect. 26A). Part 4 is dedicated to annual valuations and Part 5 to valuations rolls. Part 6 concerns notice of valuation (other than annual) and objections, while Part 6A covers appeals.
Item 2 shall be amended to add the following phrase: “background concentration of oil products in soil shall be considered typical for background territory concentration of chemicals and components in soil.”
Amends: Ministerial Decree No. 962 regarding the sphere of competence of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection. (2006-07-29)
This Decree, consisting of 6 Chapters, regulates access to land and acquisition of land rights in order to implement petroleum operations within public or private territory of Angola. It is divided as follows: General provisions (Chap. I); Cadastre (Chap. II); Coordination of interventions (Chap. III); Procedures for land right concession to perform petroleum operations (Chap. IV); Guarantees of the Title land right owner (Chap. V); Final provisions (Chap. VI).
Implements: Decree No. 58/07 approving the General Regulation for Land Concession. (2007-07-13)
La presente Ley tiene por objeto el marco normativo relativo a la propiedad y la concesión de los hidrocarburos, los cuales pertenecen al dominio directo, inalienable e imprescriptible del Estado (art. 1º). Dentro de los 50 km de las fronteras nacionales, ningún extranjero podrá adquirir ni poseer propiedades inmuebles por ningún título, con la excepción del caso de necesidad nacional declarada mediante ley expresa.
This Decree concerns the Swedish Geological Survey Institute, which shall be the administrative authority for matters regarding geological formation of Sweden and the handling of minerals.The Institute shall collect and elaborate information regarding the geological condition of the subsoil and mineral resources present in Sweden. It shall also carry out survey and research on groundwater and well-drilling and collaborate with other authorities in the field of groundwater quality, nature conservation and environment protection.
This Law consisting of 65 articles divided in IV Parts and 10 Annexes aims at protecting the environment (land, air and water) from pollution. To achieve the objective the Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) is established for the protection and promotion of the environment.
This Act prescribes measures to prevent or combat oil pollution caused to soil, water and plant and animal life by the spillage of crude oil products derived from it, including waste. A person who stores large quantities of oil shall acquire equipment and materials to combat oil pollution. The Ministry of Environment shall be the main authority for purposes of this Act. The Act furthermore defines various duties of persons who manage or possess oil and local authorities in case of accidents involving oil and defines offences.
The Act ensures nature and environment are protected so that society can develop on a sustainable basis for human, animal and animal living conditions. It applies to the regulation of all kind of pollution and aims to approve environmentally friendly procedures in the production and disposal of products (solid, liquid or gaseous substances) which may be contaminate air, water or soil.
El presente Decreto regula el mecanismo para la asignación porcentual de la compensación financiera por impactos socio ambientales de las actividades, obras o proyectos hidrocarburíferos, cuando se desarrollen en Territorios Indígena Originario Campesinos.