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Land law in Lesotho

the politics of the 1979 Land Act

by Anita Shanta Franklin

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lesotho.
    • Subjects:
    • Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Lesotho.,
    • Farm tenancy -- Lesotho.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-179).

      StatementAnita Shanta Franklin.
      SeriesThe making of modern Africa
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKSL100.5 .F73 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL822821M
      ISBN 101856289761
      LC Control Number95077722
      OCLC/WorldCa33027832

      Books about Lesotho, the country in southern Africa Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. LESOTHO PARTICIPATES IN SA NEIGHBOURS’ VIRTUAL MEETING May 9, in Health, International Relations. PUBLIC HEALTH (COVID) REGULATIONS, (LEGAL NO. 41 OF ) May 7, in Health, Law. FACTORY WORKERS’ RELIEF FUND SALARIES DUE ON FRIDAY May 7, in Government, Health.

      Country/Territory Lesotho Document type Legislation Date Source FAO, FAOLEX Long title An Act to repeal and replace the law relating to land, provide 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 . Law, Land and Tenure and Gender Review: Southern Africa: Lesotho. Law, Land and Tenure and Gender Review: Southern Africa: Lesotho. Publication year: Categories: Housing, Land & .

      Lesotho is unique as being the only nation in the world with all of its land situated more than 3, feet (one thousand meters) above sea level. The terrain consists of high veld, plateau, and mountains. The climate is temperate with hot summers and cool to cold winters. to advise the Minister and the Government of Lesotho on land administration laws and land policies. The Authority provides land administration services equally to the Government, business, and to citizens of Lesotho. These services facilitate the operation of a land market where immoveable property is described, acquired.


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Land law in Lesotho by Anita Shanta Franklin Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, Land law in Lesotho book maps ; 23 cm. Contents: Discussion of land and law in Lesotho; chiefs and land in the political economy of Lesotho (); chiefs and land in the political economy of Basutoland (); the land tenure debate; land legislation and the post-colonial state; the social impact of.

Pergamon Land Use Policy, Vol, 14, No. 1, p. 79, Publishedby ElsevierScienceLtd. Printedin Great Britain /97$+ Book review Adjustment and reform in Africa LAND LAW IN LESOTHO: THE POLITICS OF THE LAND ACT Anita Shanta Franklin ongoing agricultural crisis in Lesotho is outlined.

The extreme fragmentation of holdings and lack of. A view of how the politics of the Land Law in Lesotho worked out. The book covers the effects on the chiefs in both Lesotho and Basutoland, land tenure, and land legislation and the post-colonial state.

The social impacts of land transactions and policies are also : Anita Shanta Franklin. The book covers various topics relating to the Lesotho Land Act.

Chapter 1 explores some of the theoretical perspectives related to the formation of the Act, previous land policy and legislation and how they inter-relate with other, especially agrarian, social relations.

The section considers some of the debates on custom and law and concludes that in some cases custom Cited by: 4. An exposition of the Land Act of of Lesotho, its provisions, antecedents and purposes, and the likely social implications if it were fully implemented, is presented and contrasted to the actual transactions taking place on land, so as to show the limitations of law when used to facilitate development in post-colonial states.

Currently, the Act's main feature, the conversion of Cited by: 4. Lesotho's Land Act was, at least in conception, a major innovative piece of legislation. This book therefore arouses expectations. In some areas the book does indeed fulfill expectations, but in others it will unfortunately leave the reader disappointed or : David Ambrose.

From inside the book. What people are The Laws of Lesotho, Volume 30 Council districts of Lesotho Enacted Fees following regulations Fund Gazette Highlands Development Authority identity documents land Law Foundation law is amended LEGAL NOTICE Lesotho Citizenship Lesotho Defence Force Lesotho Highlands Development Lisente Maize.

The Land Act proposes the consolidation of the Land Act 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.

In a nutshell the Act repeals the Land Act. The Current Position. Land law reform in Lesotho 27 Introduction 27 1 Background 29 Historical background 29 /HJDO V\VWHP DQG JRYHUQDQFH VWUXFWXUH Socioeconomic context 34.

Objectives of Land Reform in Lesotho The current land reform program in Lesotho is driven by the desire to achieve social growth and development on the one hand and economic growth and development on the other.

At the heart of Lesotho’s land problems lie deficiencies and weaknesses in the administration and management of this critical Size: 28KB. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary A view of how the politics of the Land Law in Lesotho worked out.

The book covers the effects on the chiefs in both Lesotho and Basutoland, land tenure, and land legislation and the post-colonial state. The social impacts of land transactions and policies are also studied.

(source: Nielsen Book Data). Lesotho, country in Southern Africa. A scenic land of tall mountains and narrow valleys, Lesotho owes a long history of political autonomy to the mountains that surround it and protect it from encroachment. Since the Neolithic Period, the mountain kingdom was the domain of Khoisan -speaking hunter-gatherers.

In the 19th century the Sotho, led. The paper suggests that Lesotho’s urban land law, the Land Act of (LA ) has two facets. The first facet is that LA is exclusionary because in terms of access to urban housing land, it discriminates between individuals on the basis of their socioeconomic wealth and access to those who wield state by: 4.

Hence, the need to publish law reports and make them easily accessible to the public and legal practitioners. Lesotho has a law report series known as the Lesotho Law Reports (LLR) and Lesotho Appeal Cases (LAC).

According to Sanders, the publication of law reports started as an initiative of Sir Harold Willian in 1. This Act may be cited as the Law Society Act and shall come into operation on a date to be appointed by the Mini­ster by notice in the Gazette.

2.(1) There is established a Society to be called the Law Society of Lesotho (hereinafter referred to. This Guide to Law Online Lesotho contains a selection of Basotho legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet. Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and.

Land Use Policy is an international and interdisciplinary journal concerned with the social, economic, political, legal, physical and planning aspects of urban and rural land use. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information from the diverse range of disciplines and interest groups which must be combined to formulate effective.

(1) Land in Lesotho is vested in the Basotho Nation and is held in trust by the King. (2) A person shall not hold any title to land except as provided for under this Act. (3) W here the customary law is inconsistent with this Act, this Act shall Size: KB.

The Land Act, reiterates the constitutional position that land in Lesotho is absolutely and irrevocably vested in the Basotho Nation and no person, other than the Head of State may hold any title to land except as provided by customary law or under the Act.

No person other than a citizens of Lesotho who is a Mosotho or aFile Size: 61KB. Chieftainship and legitimacy: an anthropological study of executive law in Lesotho. Ian Hamnett.

Routledge Gulliver hierarchy inheritance judges Judicial Commissioner judicial courts junior houses junior sons jurisdiction Koena kraal land-holder land-issuers Laws of Lerotholi Lesotho Letsie lineage Lozi Ma-Dyke Makoae Makoko male issue.

law, are recognised, subject to the Constitution” (emphasis added). The content of customary law is, however, deeply disputed, both in relation to the scope of chiefly power, and to the indigenous entitlements to land vesting in individuals, families and groups. The Constitutional Court has rejected the ‘official’ version of customary.stantive rules of Sesotho law (though not very extensively in the family sphere), the two most significant developments during the colonial era for * Professor of Law, National University of Lesotho.

1 For a detailed analysis see S. M. Poulter, Family Law and Litigation in Basotho Society, Oxford, 2 The full citation is Khosi Molapo v.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, John Cox.

Lesotho land tenure and economic development. Pretoria [Africa Institute] (OCoLC)