| Land Portal

property law

property regulation

Property law is the generic term within which falls the legal framework dealing with property, its use, ownership, regulation and disposition. As such, property law applies both to real property and personal property, and is distinguished from land law which applies only to real property.

Displaying 31 - 40 of 212
Reports & Research
January 2017

Resumo: O presente artigo tem como objetivo abordar alguns dos aspectos acerca da demarcação de terras indígenas no Brasil, em especial, o entendimento e aplicação do denominado “marco temporal” pelos tribunais, como condicionante para determinar a tradicionalidade, ou não, destas terras.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2016
South America
United States of America

This yearbook chapter discusses the link between international investment law and commercial pressures on the world’s natural resources. It argues that changes in legal frameworks are redefining control over natural resources, and facilitating transitions toward more commercialised land relations.

Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2016

El autor plantea un análisis a la problemática de acceso a la tierra desde el ejemplo sucedido en la Provincia de San Juan en Argentina. La falta de reconocimiento de la propiedad de las tierras ancestrales para con los pueblos originarios causa conflictos con compradores que recurren al desalojo y al avasallamiento para obtener la tierra.

Policy Papers & Briefs
June 2016

Encroaching on Land and Livelihoods examines whether national expropriation laws in 30 countries across Asia and Africa follow the international standards established in Section 16 of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGTs).

Legislation & Policies
May 2016
South Africa

The Committee met to deal with the two proposed amendments that had been made by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on the Expropriation Bill [B4B-2015].

January 2016

Honduras’ recent economic performance
has been positive, especially taking into account the global
economic context. Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth
accelerated from 2.8 percent in 2013 to 3.1 percent in 2014
and 3.6 percent in the first half of 2015. Growth has been

Journal Articles & Books
January 2016

Maps are instrumental in the commodification of land and its exchange in markets. The critical cartog- raphy literature emphasizes the ‘‘power of maps” to (re)define property relations through their descrip- tive and prescriptive attributes. But how do maps work to achieve these outcomes?