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Land Act, 2020 πŸ‡¬πŸ‡­

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Republic of Ghana

The one thousand and thirty-sixth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Land Act, 2020

  • Published by Government Gazette on 23 December 2020
  • Assented to on 23 December 2020
  • Commenced on 23 December 2020
AN ACT is to revise, harmonise and consolidate the laws on land to ensure sustainable land administration and management, effective and efficient land tenure and to provide for related matters.

Part One – Interests in Land

1. Interests in land

The following are the interests in land:(a)allodial title;(b)common law freehold;(c)customary law freehold(d)usufructuary interest;(e)leasehold interest; and(f)customary tenancy.

2. Allodial Title

Allodial title is(a)the highest or ultimate interest in land; and(b)held by the State or, a stool or skin, or clan or family or an individual;and may have been acquired through compulsory acquisition, conquest, pioneer discovery and settlement, gift, purchase or agreement.

3. Customary law freehold

(1)Customary law freehold is an inte…

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