Urban Tenure

With the expansion of cities and urban infrastructure comes a growing need to better understand the relationship between people and land in urban and peri-urban areas.

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Legislation
August 1978

An Act to provide for the registration of professional surveyors, the establishment of a National Council to regulate the standards of conduct and activities of professional surveyors and for matters connected with the practice of the profession of land surveying and land economy.  

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Reports & Research
December 2012

This Handbook is a simplified tool for easy operationalization of the Unit Titles Act and the accompanying laws. The Handbook has been divided into six substantive chapters that summarises the required processes, documents and output. The first chapter provides for the essential terminologies in Unit Title Properties and their manner of application. This part has been supplemented by corresponding glossary of the end of chapter six. 

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Legislation
December 2008

An Act to provide for the management of the division of buildings into units, clusters, blocks and sections owned individually of co-owned and use ofdesignated areas; to provide for issuance of certificate of unit titles for the individual ownership of the units, clusters, or section of the building, management and resolution of disputes arising from the use of common property; to provide for use of common property by occupiers other than owners and to provide for related matten.

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Legislation & Policies
August 2007

This document contains guidelines for the preparation and implementation of general planning schemes and detailed schemes for new areas, urban renewal and regularization. They have been formulated as tools to guide professional Urban Planners and Managers and other related Practitioners in the preparation, implementation, monitoring and review of these schemes.