|PUBLIC NOTICE: NEW LAND ACTS|
|Tuesday, 22 May 2012|
There are new land laws governing the management and administration of land in Kenya. Ministry of Lands had hitherto spearheaded the formulation of land bills which were debated on by various stakeholders, passed by Parliament and assented to into law by H. E. the President of the Republic of Kenya on the 27th April 2012. These new laws are;
1. The National Land Commission Act, 2012: An Act of Parliament to make further provisions as to the functions and powers of the National Land Commission , qualifications and proceedures for appointments to the Commission ; to give effect to the objects and principles of devolved government in land management and administration , and for connected purposes.
2. The Land Registration Act, 2012: An Act of Parliament to revise , consolidate and rationalize the registration of titles to land, to give effect to the principles and objects of devolved government in land registration , and for connected purposes. This Act repeals; The Indian Transfer of Property Act 1882, The Government Lands Act, (Cap 280), The Registration of Titles Act, (Cap 281), The Land Titles Act, (Cap 282) and The Registered Land Act (Cap 300).
3. The Land Act, 2012: An Act of Parliament to give effect to Article 68 of the constitution, to revise, consolidate and rationalize land laws ; to provide for the sustainable administration and management of land and land based resources , and for connected purposes. This Act repeals; The Wayleaves Act, Cap 292 and The Land Acquisition Act, Cap 295
To access these laws , go to.. www.ardhi.go.ke -> Downloads->LANDS ACTS and then download.
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