Project Brief: Land Tenure and Property Rights in Timor-Leste

This brief looks at the successes, challenges, and future plans to support assessments of land tenure and property rights, community consultation, and legal reforms including the Decree Law on State Leases (2004), Law on Private Leases (2005), and most recently, the Ministerial Regulation on the Cadastre—the legal basis for the current Project’s land claims collection activities. (April 2011)

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