Land Law (No. 04/NA). | Land Portal

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October 2003
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This Law makes provision for the management and use of various types of land, including forestry and agricultural land.Land of Lao PDR shall be under the ownership of the national community and all organizations and individuals shall have the obligation to protect land to ensure that there is no soil erosion, land subsidence and soil degradation.The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry shall be in charge of managing agricultural land, forest land, submerged land, river banks, islands and recovered land.The Law, among other things, further provides for the following: land registration for the purpose of certifying land use rights of individuals or organizations; rights and obligations of land users; control of land use; settlement of land problems; and penal measures.

Implemented by: Decree No. 135/PM on State Land Lease or Concession. (2009-05-25)
Repeals: Land Law (No. 01/97 NA). (1997-04-12)

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