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Article 68. Legislation on Land

Parliament shall–

  • (a) revise, consolidate and rationalise existing land laws;
  • (b) revise sectoral land use laws in accordance with the principles set out in Article 60 (1); and
  • (c) enact legislation–
    • (i) to prescribe minimum and maximum land holding acreages in respect of private land;
    • (ii) to regulate the manner in which any land may be converted from one category to another;
    • (iii) to regulate the recognition and protection of matrimonial property and in particular the matrimonial home during and on the termination of marriage;
    • (iv) to protect, conserve and provide access to all public land;
    • (v) to enable the review of all grants or dispositions of public land to establish their propriety or legality;
    • (vi) to protect the dependants of deceased persons holding interests in any land, including the interests of spouses in actual occupation of land; and
    • (vii) to provide for any other matter necessary to give effect to the provisions of this Chapter.