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Rural Land Administration Proclamation of the Federal Government of Ethiopia (No. 89/1997).

Country/Territory
Ethiopia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Basic legislation Land tenure Land reform Public land Right of use Gender and natural resources
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

This basic piece of legislation sets out principles and lays the foundations for laws relative to land tenure and administration of rural land are to be enacted by Regional Councils in respect of each Region of Ethiopia and in accordance with the present Proclamation, laws on environmental protection and land utilization policies. (Rural) land is declared to be a common property of the “Nations, Nationalities and Peoples” of Ethiopia and it is prescribed that land shall not be subject to sale or

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Repealed by

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Rural Land Administration and Land Use Proclamation (No. 456/2005).

Legislation | Ethiopia | 2005

Keyword: Basic legislation, Land reform, Land tenure, Agricultural land, Ownership, Land-use planning, Dispute settlement, Institution, Smallholders/peasants

Source: FAO, FAOLEX