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Court of Appeal Restores Property Auctioned Two Decades Ago

On 13 April 2022, the Court of Appeal of Tanzania (the Court) in a judgment authored by Justice Issa Maige, JA and bench comprising of Justices M.A. Kwariko and Justice A.M. Mwampashi, in Civil Appeal No...

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Bowmans

Kenya: The Land Control Bill, 2022

The Land Control, Bill, 2022 was published in the Kenya Gazette on 25th February 2022. The main objective of the Bill is to replace the Land Control Act (Cap 302), in order to align the existing law ..

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Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah

Key highlights of Ghana’s Land Act 2020

It has been a little over a year since Parliament passed the Land Act 2020 (Act 1036). Until the Land Act was passed, Ghana’s land law was contained in several legislations and cases. The Land Act 2020 co..

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Bloomfield

Review Of The Real Estate (Regulation And Development) Bill 2021

On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, the Nigerian Senate passed the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill 2021 (the “Bill”).

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Fasken

Expropriation without compensation – it is not the end of the road and is still on the table

In a significant development in the land reform debate, the National Assembly on 7 December 2021 failed to pass a resolution to amend the South African Constitution to specifically allow land expropriation without compensation. The failure to adopt the constitutional amen..

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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

Recent developments in relation to land transactions and dealings

Historically, foreign investors have had to obtain Presidential Consent to transact in first and second row beach plots along the Kenyan coastline. Recognising that this requirement is unconstitutional, on 29 October 2021 the Environmental and Land Court (the Court) decla..

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