Land Law

Land Law (10)

Overview Our last discussions focused on the general significance and application of registration of real property. In this section, an attempt will be made to consider the understanding and coverage of registration of real property in our country. Both the strong sides and limitations will be highlighted taking into…
Overview In the last section, we have seen cadastre as one main method of Land Information Systems. We discussed about the nature of cadastre, cadastral agencies and its essential contribution to the economy. In the present section, we shall discuss about land registration, a very related matter to cadastre…
Introduction Problems concerning the appropriate use of land resources and improved management of land are important all over the world. Due to this, they must be given greater attention. Information related specified units of immovable property units is a cornerstone of Land Information Systems since data concerning ownership and…
Rural Land Lease General Rural land lease can also be termed as agricultural land lease as known elsewhere. However, in Ethiopia, there is another form of lease of rural land for investment purpose. The purpose of this part of the discussion is to discuss briefly the types of rural…
Scope and Definition “Lease” under the FDRE lease proclamation 272/2003 has been define as “lease-hold system in which use right of urban land is transferred or held contractually (Art. 2(1). The 1960 Ethiopian civil code under article 2896 on its part defines lease as follows: The lease of an…
Introduction Understanding the Ethiopian land tenure system is important to student of land law for it gives students general historical and factual ideas about the land holding system in the country. The Ethiopian land tenure system is also the concern of history, sociology, agriculture, and economics and as a…
Overview We have seen the types of legislations that are widely related to land and buildings in one or another way. In the section to come, an attempt will be made to explain the major issues, problems and matters that are addresses under the wider subject. The major object…
Overview In the previous section, we have tried to define land and other immovbles both from a wider and local context. We have defined real property. In this section, we are going to see the different types of laws under the regime of ‘Land Law’. Land Law should some…
The theory that property exists as a natural right has had long and widespread acceptance. Many of the legal philosophers of Germany were expositors of this theory. As they expressed it the personal right of man, as determined by nature, is to possess a sphere of action sufficient to…
Overview The word ‘property’ has many dimensions and people are not usually capable of defining it without difficulty. As it is an underlying word for ‘Land Law’ we shall under this section attempt to define it and other affiliate terms such as real property, real estate and immovable property.…