Peer-reviewed publication
July 2016

Land-titling programs, land and forest allocation programs, and projects on state-allocated land for development and investment in Laos have been key drivers of change in land tenure. These have triggered major shifts in land use rights, from customary, to temporary, and then to permanent land use rights. This article explores how government programs to grant land use rights to individual households have affected the way people have been able to acquire and secure land tenure.

January 1995

The Regulation consists of the following Parts: Preliminary (1); Administration (2); Land Assessment (3); Sale, Lease or Other Disposal of Crown Land (4); Dedication and Reservation of Land (5); Miscellaneous (6). The application for consent to the transfer of land is subject to a recording under the following provisions of the Act: (a) section 36 (4) (a) (condition in contract for sale); (b) section 37 (2) (a) (conditions on a sale to a purchaser); (c) section 38 (a) (transfer restrictions on purchases); (d) section 44 (1) (a) (transfer restrictions on leases).

November 1994

These Measures are formulated to implement the Grassland Law of the People’s Republic of China in Shaanxi Province.

June 1984

These Regulations aim to protect, construct and utilize rationally grasslands, improve the ecological environment, maintain the biodiversity, develop modern animal husbandry, and promote the sustainable development of economy and society.

August 2000

This Act provides for the protection of the tenant cultivator's rights from any abuse or prevarication by the landowner. It prescribes the right of the tenant to be the first one informed about the sale of the paddy land he/she is cultivating, it forbids unlawful eviction from the cultivated land, it provides for the payment of rent and the exemption from payment in case paddy land has not been cultivated or has not produced any agricultural commodities for force majeure.

September 1986

Cette loi porte Code foncier.

September 2001

This Regulation provides for the implementation of various amendments made in 1998 to the Land Law (the land use right, its certification, granting, the subjects entitled to them).

Implements: Land Law. (1993-07-14)
Repealed by: Order No. 23/2003/L-CTN on the promulgation of Land Law No.13/2003/QH11. (2003-12-10)
Repealed by: Directive No. 05/2004/CT-TTg on organizing the implementation of the 2003 Land Law. (2004-02-09)

October 2010

This Decree amends article 27 establishing the obligation of consulting local community on legal procedures related to land administration and land use management. It determines that these communities should participate actively in the decision making regarding the above mentioned sectors, through the active involvement and partecipation of local consulting committees.

Amends: Decree No. 66/98 on Land Law Regulations. (1998-12-08)

October 1949

This Act establishes the Tonga Electric Power Board as a body corporate, defines its functions and powers and provides with respect to its organization. The Act also provides rules relative to the production and distribution of electric power. The Board shall have the authority to grant licences to generate electric power. The Board may construct, with the proper authorization, electric works, and shall have powers of the Minister of Land granted under Part VIII of the Land Act to acquire land for purposes of such works.

August 2008

El presente Decreto aprueba el Reglamento para la implementación de la entrega de tierras estatales ociosas en concepto de usufructo a personas naturales o jurídicas, conformando a tal fin el Fondo de tierras ociosas que pueden ser entregadas en usufructo y estableciendo los requisitos y procedimientos que deben cumplir las personas naturales y jurídicas para solicitar la entrega.