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Land Commission Act [Chapter 20:29].

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Long title
An Act to provide for the Zimbabwe Land Commission established by section 296 of the Constitution; to provide for the acquisition of State land and the disposal of State land; to provide for the settlement of persons on, and the alienation of, agricultural land; to provide for the control of the subdivision and lease of land for farming or other purposes; to provide for limiting of the number of pieces of land that may be owned by any person and the sizes of such land; to repeal the Agricultural Land Settlement Act [Chapter 20:01] and the Rural Land Act [Chapter 20:18]; to amend the Land Acquisition Act [Chapter 20]; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
Land & soil, Water
Basic legislation Institution Land commission Land reform Land tenure Dispute settlement Farming Subdivision of land Public land Lease Private land Procedural matters Transfer Cadastre/land registration Servitude Expropriation Contract/agreement Agricultural land Water rights Waterworks Registration
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations

This Act concerns a wide variety of matters regarding land tenure and use dealings with state land. It provides with respect to the exercise of the functions and powers, and administration of the Zimbabwe Land Commission, which is established by the Constitution. The Act consists of 67 sections divided into 11 Parts: Preliminary (I);Zimbabwe Land Commission and staff (II); Audits and investigations by Commission (III); Powers of Minister in relation to state land generally (IV); Land Settlement

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