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Land Act 2010 (Act No. 8 of 2010).

Country/Territory
Lesotho
Document type
Legislation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to repeal and replace the law relating to land, provide for the grant of titles to land, the conversion of titles to land, the better securing of titles to land, the administration of land, the expropriation of land for public purposes, the grant of servitudes, the creation of land courts and the settlement of disputes relating to land; systematic regularisation and adjudication; and for connected purposes.
Subject
Land & soil, Water
Keyword
Basic legislation Land tenure Land reform Public land Agricultural land Expropriation Lease Institution Cadastre/land registration Survey/mapping Dispute settlement Vested rights/existing rights Foreign land tenure Land based credit Ownership Right of use Servitude Traditional rights/customary rights Urban land Water rights
Geographical area
Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Act makes provision for a wide variety of matters relating to land tenure and reform in Lesotho including the definition of rights in land, allocation of land in rural areas, grant of title in land, vesting of land in authorities, government acquisitions and acquisition and expropriation of land for public purpose, grant of long-term leases and regularization and adjudication of title in land, including resolution of disputes by specialized land courts established under this Act. All land i

Full text
English
Website
www.lesotho.lii.org

References - Legislation

Repeals

Land Act, 1979 (Act No. 17 of 1979).

Legislation | Lesotho | 1979 | Repealed

Keyword: Land-use planning, Basic legislation, Land tenure, Lease, Traditional rights/customary rights, Institution, Land commission, Court/tribunal, Urban land, Agricultural land, Expropriation, Servitude, Cadastre/land registration, Public land, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX