Gender and Land Rights Database


National and local institutions enforcing land regulations

- The Land Commission of the Province enforces the 1972 Land Reform Regulation within the Province. A Commission may nominate one of its members to be the Chief Land Commissioner, as provided for by Article 4.4 of the Land Reform Law (16).

The Commission manages land disputes. Where any dispute or difference arises between two or more Commissions, the case shall be referred to the Federal Government whose decision thereon is final, as regulated by Article  4 [7] of the Land Reform Regulation (16).

- The Federal Land Commissions supports the Federal Government in deciding on disputes arisen between two or more Commissions, as provided for by Article 4A [2] [ii] of the Land Reforms Regulation (16).

Sources: numbers in brackets (*) refer to sources displayed in the Bibliography