September 1965

Main object of the Code is to ensure uniformity of law and policy with respect to land tenure, registration of titles relating to land, transfer of land, leases and charges in respect of land, easements and other rights and interests in land.

January 2008

This Act amends the National Land Code Act, 1965.Amendments include: insertion of new definitions in section 5; minor word changes and minor changes in the provisions in sections 5b, 14, 62, 80, 81, 92d, 124, 136, 140, 141, 141a, 142, 147, 204g, 254, 264a, 375, 399, 412, 426, 429a and 429b; insertion of a new Part One (C) on modifications to facilitate the implementation of the electronic land administration system; insertion of a new section 143a on powers of the State Authority in relation to applications for the partition of land subject to the agriculture category; and minor changes to

January 1979

These Regulations apply to effluent discharges into any inland waters other than the effluents discharged from prescribed or other premises specified in the First Schedule.The Regulations are divided into 7 Parts: Preliminary (I); New Sources of Discharge (II); Acceptable Conditions of Discharge into Inland Waters (III); Discharge of Effluent and Sludge onto Land (IV); Licence for Contravention of Acceptable Conditions (V); Miscellaneous (VI); Fees (VII).The Regulations are followed by seven Schedules: List of Discharges to Which These Regulations Do Not Apply (1); Standard Methods of Analy

April 1960

The text consist of 26 sections divided into 4 Parts: Introductory (I); Control of Hill Land (II); Control of Silt and Erosion (III); General (IV).The Governor of a State may declare any area to be hill land for purposes of this Act. Such an area shall be registered and various activities within hill land are prohibited or restricted. Cultivation of short term crops is prohibited and other cultivation restricted. Hill land may be cleared with permission of the Collector as defined in section 2, for purpose of cultivation and for purposes of fighting weeds.

Traditionally, small ‘Pygmy’ communities moved frequently through forest territories, gathering a vast range of forest products, collecting and exchanging goods with neighboring settled societies. © Selcen Kucukustel/Atlas

By  Lewis Evans, Survival International

For Earth Day (April 22), Survival International reveals some of the amazing ways in which tribal peoples are the best conservationists and guardians of the natural world:

1. The Baka “Pygmies” have over 15 words for elephant

The Baka people know so much about elephants, they have different words for them according to their sex, age and even temperament.

Reports & Research
March 2017

Global demand for timber, agricultural commodities, and extractives is a significant driver of deforestation worldwide. Transparent land-concessions data for these large-scale commercial activities are essential to understand drivers of forest loss, monitor environmental impacts of ongoing activities, and ensure efficient and sustainable allocation of land.