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Lands Act, 1995 (Cap. 184).

Country/Territory
Zambia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1995 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the continuation of Leaseholds and leasehold tenure; to provide for the continued vesting of land in the President and alienation of land by the President; to provide for the statutory recognition and continuation of customary tenure; to provide for the conversion of customary tenure into leasehold tenure; to establish a Land Development Fund and a Lands Tribunal; to repeal the Land (Conversion of Titles) Act; to repeal the Zambia (State Lands and Reserves) Orders, 1928 to 1964, the Zambia (Trust Land) Orders, 1947 to 1964, the Zambia (Gwembe District) Orders, 1959 to 1964, and the Western Province (Land and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1970; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Basic legislation Land tenure Traditional rights/customary rights Institution Lease Foreign land tenure Transfer
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

This Act provides for the continuation of leaseholds and leasehold tenure as well as for the continued vesting of all lands in the President who has the power of alienation (land held under customary tenure is subject to certain conditions) (sect. 3). It also provides for the statutory recognition and continuation of customary tenure (sect. 7), for the conversion of customary tenure into leasehold tenure (sect. 8) and establishes a Land Development Fund and Lands Tribunal (Parts III and IV). Not

Full text
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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Lands (Land Development Fund) Regulations (Cap. 184).

Legislation | Zambia | 1996 (2006)

Keyword: Agricultural development, Special fund, Land tenure

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Lands (Ground Rent and Fees) Regulations (Cap. 184).

Legislation | Zambia | 1997 (2006) | Repealed

Keyword: Land tenure

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Lands Tribunal Rules (Cap. 184).

Legislation | Zambia | 1996 (2006)

Keyword: Court/tribunal, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Lands (Customary Tenure) (Conversion) Regulations (Cap. 184).

Legislation | Zambia | 1996 (2006)

Keyword: Land tenure, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Traditional rights/customary rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Lands (Ground Rent, Fees and Charges) Regulations, 2009 (S.I. No. 110 of 2009).

Legislation | Zambia | 2009

Keyword: Land tenure

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Lands (Amendment) Act, 1996 (No. 20 of 1996).

Legislation | Zambia | 1996

Keyword: Transfer

Source: FAO, FAOLEX