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Model Land Lease Regulation


The House of People’s Representatives has enacted the controversial urban land proclamation No.721-2011 on January 2011. Even though the law is a Federal law, the power of implementation through subsidiary legislation is given to Regions and city administrations. According to article 33 of the proclamation, Regions and city administrations shall have the powers and duties … Continue reading

A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR LEASE HOLDING OF URBAN LANDS Proclamation No. 721


Proclamation No. 721/2004 A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR LEASE HOLDING OF URBAN LANDS  WHEREAS it is provided by Article 40 of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia that land is the property of the State and the people of Ethiopia and that its use shall be subject to specific regulation by law;  WHEREAS … Continue reading

Ethiopian Urban Land Lease Law (the previous!)


Still I am not getting any good news about the publication of the newly adopted urban land lease law. I will be posting on this new law the moment I get access to it. The following material,  taken from Land Law Teaching Material, an official text book for all Ethiopian law schools, is a must-read … Continue reading

APPROPRIATION OF LAND FOR GOVERNMENT WORKS AND PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION FOR PROPERTY PROCLAMATION NO. 401-2004


PROCLAMATION NO. 401/2004. A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR APPROPRIATION    OF    LAND    FOR GOVERNMENT WORKS AND PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION FOR PROPERTY       WHEREAS, the government needs to use land for development works carried out the in the public interest;     WHEREAS, it is necessary to improve procedures for appropriation of the required land and valuation … Continue reading

Proclamation No. 130/ 2007 Proclamation to amend the proclamation No . 56/2002, 70/2003, 103/2005 of Oromia Rural Lan d Use and Administration


Proclamation No. 130/ 2007 Proclamation to amend the proclamation No . 56/2002, 70/2003, 103/2005 of Oromia Rural Lan d Use and Administration WHEREAS, Agriculture is the main source of livelihood to the majority of the population of Oromi a and proper management and utilization of land and land resources is required, in which, the present … Continue reading

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