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Law No. 8/2017 on Land Expropriation for Public Utility.

Country/Territory
Timor-Leste
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Land tenure Expropriation Transfer Land valuation Liability/compensation Royalties/fees Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Traditional rights/customary rights Public land
Geographical area
Asia, Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the day after its publication.
Abstract

This Law, consisting of 69 articles divided into five Chapters, defines the regime applicable to the expropriation of immovable property and establishes rules and procedures for cases in which the State, with a view to the pursuit of a public purpose, is impelled, in the absence of other viable alternative solutions, to call upon itself the ownership of immovable property in the private domain. It specifies the cases in which expropriation is allowed, such as: when the property must pursue a pur

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.mj.gov.tl