Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Property http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: Foreigners to Be Banned from Purchasing Property http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403496_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403496_text Global Legal Monitor: Saudi Arabia: Council of Ministers Approves Several Laws Regulating Real Estate Mortgage System http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403236_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403236_text Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: Proposed Law Seeks to Restore Property to Displaced Landowners http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403201_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403201_text Global Legal Monitor: Kenya: Measure in Parliament to Stop Landlords from Auctioning Their Tenants' Property http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403003_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403003_text Global Legal Monitor: Cuba: Government Amends Housing Law to Allow Sales and Purchases of Homes http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402903_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 01 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402903_text Global Legal Monitor: Serbia: Property Law Package Approved by Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402863_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402863_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Supreme Court Rejects State Immunity Claim Against Enforcement Measures http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402851_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml;... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402851_text Global Legal Monitor: Argentina: Draft Legislation on Limitation of Farmland Ownership by Foreigners http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402827_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 28 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402827_text Global Legal Monitor: Turkey: Minority Religious Congregation Property to Be Returned Under Historic Measure http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402795_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 06 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402795_text Global Legal Monitor: Kazakhstan: Nationalization Law Considered http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402716_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 21 Jun 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402716_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Provisions on Real Estate Prices http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402634_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 20 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402634_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Real Estate Administration Notice Published http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402342_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes."... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 29 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402342_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Land Acquisition by Foreigners Limited http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402194_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 26 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402194_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: New Policy of Government Repurchase of Tendered State-Owned Land http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402000_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402000_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Older Foreigners to Be Permitted to Own Property http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401963_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 06 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401963_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Notice on Mortgage Loans Aims to Curb Housing Price Speculation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401948_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 26 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401948_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: New York Court Upholds Constitutionality of Condemnation of Private Property for Removal of Blight http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401727_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 14 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401727_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations: Panel Pays Reparations for Kuwait Invasion http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401462_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 31 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401462_text Global Legal Monitor: Lithuania: Return of Jewish Property Confiscated by the Soviets http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401415_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 08 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401415_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: New Law Grants Public Land in the Amazon to Adverse Possessors http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401410_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On June 25, 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed Law No. 11,952, which regulates agrarian occupations in lands belonging to the government that are situated in the Amazon region. Law No. 11,952 was... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 07 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401410_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: Land Distribution Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401258_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On June 25, 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed Law No. 11,952, which regulates agrarian occupations in lands belonging to the government that are situated in the Amazon region. Law No. 11,952 was On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401258_text Global Legal Monitor: Zimbabwe: Government Ignores Court Order http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540839_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On June 25, 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed Law No. 11,952, which regulates agrarian occupations in lands belonging to the government that are situated in the Amazon region. Law No. 11,952 was On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target It was reported on December 1, 2008, that according to the Lands Minister, Didymus Mutasa, the Zimbabwean government is going to step-up expropriation of farm land owned by white farmers, in defiance of the South African... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 15 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540839_text Global Legal Monitor: Southern African Development Community: Ruling on Land Expropriation in Zimbabwe http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540818_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On June 25, 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed Law No. 11,952, which regulates agrarian occupations in lands belonging to the government that are situated in the Amazon region. Law No. 11,952 was On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target It was reported on December 1, 2008, that according to the Lands Minister, Didymus Mutasa, the Zimbabwean government is going to step-up expropriation of farm land owned by white farmers, in defiance of the South African On November 28, 2008, a ten-member tribunal of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), which is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana, and comprises 15 Member States, including Zimbabwe, issued a ruling in a landmark case involving a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 05 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540818_text Global Legal Monitor: Bangladesh: Ordinance Drafted to Govern Management of Confiscated Properties http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540658_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On June 25, 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed Law No. 11,952, which regulates agrarian occupations in lands belonging to the government that are situated in the Amazon region. Law No. 11,952 was On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target It was reported on December 1, 2008, that according to the Lands Minister, Didymus Mutasa, the Zimbabwean government is going to step-up expropriation of farm land owned by white farmers, in defiance of the South African On November 28, 2008, a ten-member tribunal of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), which is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana, and comprises 15 Member States, including Zimbabwe, issued a ruling in a landmark case involving a The Interim Government of Bangladesh has drafted an ordinance regarding management of confiscated immovable property. The ordinance is necessary because special courts set up by the Interim Government to try corruption cases have ordered confiscation of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 10 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540658_text Global Legal Monitor: Belarus: New Rules for Property Registration http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540461_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On June 25, 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed Law No. 11,952, which regulates agrarian occupations in lands belonging to the government that are situated in the Amazon region. Law No. 11,952 was On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target It was reported on December 1, 2008, that according to the Lands Minister, Didymus Mutasa, the Zimbabwean government is going to step-up expropriation of farm land owned by white farmers, in defiance of the South African On November 28, 2008, a ten-member tribunal of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), which is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana, and comprises 15 Member States, including Zimbabwe, issued a ruling in a landmark case involving a The Interim Government of Bangladesh has drafted an ordinance regarding management of confiscated immovable property. The ordinance is necessary because special courts set up by the Interim Government to try corruption cases have ordered confiscation of On April 16, 2008, the Parliament of Belarus passed amendments to the Law on State Registration of Real Estate. The amendments deal with the transfer of ownership rights and other transactions involving real estate. Aimed at... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540461_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Law on Land Market http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540386_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On June 25, 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed Law No. 11,952, which regulates agrarian occupations in lands belonging to the government that are situated in the Amazon region. Law No. 11,952 was On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target It was reported on December 1, 2008, that according to the Lands Minister, Didymus Mutasa, the Zimbabwean government is going to step-up expropriation of farm land owned by white farmers, in defiance of the South African On November 28, 2008, a ten-member tribunal of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), which is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana, and comprises 15 Member States, including Zimbabwe, issued a ruling in a landmark case involving a The Interim Government of Bangladesh has drafted an ordinance regarding management of confiscated immovable property. The ordinance is necessary because special courts set up by the Interim Government to try corruption cases have ordered confiscation of On April 16, 2008, the Parliament of Belarus passed amendments to the Law on State Registration of Real Estate. The amendments deal with the transfer of ownership rights and other transactions involving real estate. Aimed at On March 4, 2008, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted the Law on the Land Market. The Law determines legal and economic principles for the organization and functioning of the land market and regulates the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540386_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Supreme Court Rules That All Law Enforcement Officers Are Immune to Suit for Wrongful Detention of Property http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540251_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On June 25, 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed Law No. 11,952, which regulates agrarian occupations in lands belonging to the government that are situated in the Amazon region. Law No. 11,952 was On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target It was reported on December 1, 2008, that according to the Lands Minister, Didymus Mutasa, the Zimbabwean government is going to step-up expropriation of farm land owned by white farmers, in defiance of the South African On November 28, 2008, a ten-member tribunal of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), which is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana, and comprises 15 Member States, including Zimbabwe, issued a ruling in a landmark case involving a The Interim Government of Bangladesh has drafted an ordinance regarding management of confiscated immovable property. The ordinance is necessary because special courts set up by the Interim Government to try corruption cases have ordered confiscation of On April 16, 2008, the Parliament of Belarus passed amendments to the Law on State Registration of Real Estate. The amendments deal with the transfer of ownership rights and other transactions involving real estate. Aimed at On March 4, 2008, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted the Law on the Land Market. The Law determines legal and economic principles for the organization and functioning of the land market and regulates the The Supreme Court ruled on January 22 that all federal law enforcement officials are immune from lawsuits claiming wrongful detention of property. The ruling arose when a Muslim federal prisoner, Abdus-Shahid M.S. Ali, sued officials of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540251_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: New Lost Goods Law in Effect http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054039_text Property - Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has recently approved moves to change regulations under the State Lands Ordinance, and introduced amendments to the Notaries Ordinance and the Registration of Documents Ordinance, designed to prohibit the sale or On July 2, 2012, the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia approved five laws organizing the lending process, loan purchase and sale transactions, mortgage registration, and foreclosure for real estate. The executive regulations On June 3, 2012, Sri Lanka's Justice Minister, Rauff Hakeem, announced that the Cabinet has approved a newly proposed law, the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act, that would allow persons displaced during the Sri Lankan civil war Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other objectives, seeks to drastically change the landlord-tenant relationship in the country. If enacted in its current form, the bill would On November 2, 2011, the Cuban government published in the Cuban OFFICIAL GAZETTE an amendment to Law 65 on housing, allowing citizens who live in Cuba and foreigners who are permanent residents to buy and sell On September 26, 2011, the Serbian Parliament approved by "an overwhelming majority" a law on restitution of property, to provide compensation for or return of property confiscated by the communist authorities after World War II, when In a July 1, 2011, decision, the Swedish Supreme Court rejected a state immunity claim as grounds for refusing the enforcement of an arbitral award. (Hgsta Domstolens Beslut [Supreme Court Decision] andOuml;170-10 [hereinafter Decision andOuml; President Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has submitted draft legislation to that country's Congress that would limit land ownership by foreigners. (Proteccion al Dominio Nacional Sobre la Propiedad, Posesion o Tenencia de lasTierras Rurales [Law An omnibus decree published in Turkey's official gazette, RESMandIcirc; GAZETE, on August 27, 2011, contains an historic article mandating the return of properties, which had been forcibly taken over by the state, to their minority, non-Muslim It was recently reported that the Parliament of Kazakhstan has started to consider a new bill on state property that will consolidate current Kazakh legislation on management of property that belongs to the state, determine the On March 16, 2011, China's National Development and Reform Commission promulgated "Provisions on Clear Price Indication in Sales of Commercial Houses"; they will become effective on May 1 of this year. The stated goal of these On September 21, 2010, China's Ministry of Land and Resources and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development jointly issued the Notice on "Further Intensifying Administration and Regulation over Utilization and Development of Land for Residential Purposes." On August 23, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed an order, binding on the entire public administration, which limits the amount of land that may be acquired by foreigners and Brazil-based companies controlled Taiwan's National Property Administration (NPA), under the Ministry of Finance, has issued new rules on the repurchase of formerly state-owned, non-public use land in Taipei and Taipei County, applicable as of May 13, 2010, whereby the In a move designed to make Indonesia attractive to foreign retirees, the government is considering revising regulations to permit foreigners over the age of 55 to own property. (Govt to Allow Old Foreigners to Own Property, China's State Council (Cabinet) issued a notice on April 17, 2010, authorizing banks to refuse mortgage loans to purchasers of third homes and to those unable to give proof of either residence in a city or The New York Court of Appeals, New York State's highest court, has held that a state condemnation authority can use its eminent domain power to acquire property for a private development project to remove urban blight. On July 29, 2009, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) paid a total of $430 million to settle the damage claims arising from the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Together with earlier payments, this action On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On June 25, 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inandaacute;cio Lula da Silva signed Law No. 11,952, which regulates agrarian occupations in lands belonging to the government that are situated in the Amazon region. Law No. 11,952 was On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target It was reported on December 1, 2008, that according to the Lands Minister, Didymus Mutasa, the Zimbabwean government is going to step-up expropriation of farm land owned by white farmers, in defiance of the South African On November 28, 2008, a ten-member tribunal of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), which is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana, and comprises 15 Member States, including Zimbabwe, issued a ruling in a landmark case involving a The Interim Government of Bangladesh has drafted an ordinance regarding management of confiscated immovable property. The ordinance is necessary because special courts set up by the Interim Government to try corruption cases have ordered confiscation of On April 16, 2008, the Parliament of Belarus passed amendments to the Law on State Registration of Real Estate. The amendments deal with the transfer of ownership rights and other transactions involving real estate. Aimed at On March 4, 2008, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted the Law on the Land Market. The Law determines legal and economic principles for the organization and functioning of the land market and regulates the The Supreme Court ruled on January 22 that all federal law enforcement officials are immune from lawsuits claiming wrongful detention of property. The ruling arose when a Muslim federal prisoner, Abdus-Shahid M.S. Ali, sued officials of An American university professor dropped mobile phones and wallets containing cash in Tokyo and New York. The return rate in Japan was higher. Because lost items have piled up at lost property centers and the cost... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054039_text