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Name: Land Act, 2010 (Act No. 8 of 2010).
Country: Lesotho
Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-06-14
Entry into force:
ISN: LSO-2010-L-91508
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Lesotho Legal Information Institute (LesothoLII) PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2012-11-13)
Abstract/Citation: The Land Act 2010 proposes the consolidation of the Land Act 1979 amendments and related laws. It also introduces reforms in land administration and land tenure security with a view to promote efficiency in land services and enhance use of land as an economic asset in Lesotho.

It provides for the grant of titles to land, the conversion of titles to land, the better securing of titles to land, the administration of land, the expropriation of land for public purposes, the grant of servitudes, the creation of land courts and the settlement of disputes relating to land. It also provides for systematic regularisation and adjudication.
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