Agrarian law

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AGRARIAN LAW. Among the Romans, this name was given to a law, which had for its object, the division among the people of all the lands which had been conquered, and which belonged to the domain of the state.

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The agrarian reform law that was passed during the time of former president Corazon Aquino in 1988 exempted sugar farms from land distribution, and offered shares of stocks to farmers.
During the meeting, the Cabinet approved a bill on selling state-owned real-estate properties subject to the agrarian reform law, a memo on suggestions for securing wheat reserves, and a memo on providing a real-estate property for a project to invest in volcanic tuff.
Because of this we find acres of agricultural land subject to the agrarian reform law valued at EGP 50,000, while registered land in the same area right is worth EGP 120,000, Al-Diwani concluded.
96) Agrarian reform formally began on the same day that the Abandoned Goods statute took effect, by means of the Sandinista coalition's first Agrarian Reform Law.
supported effort to avoid revolutionary unrest, Chile's agrarian reform law sought to modernize the countryside and mitigate the exploitation of the rural poor.
Add to this the financial support provided to small businesses, the new homes being built for the poor, an Agrarian Reform Law that was enacted and pushed through despite the resistance, legal and violent, by the landlords.
The following year, on June 17, 1952, the Guatemalan Congress approved Decree 900, Arbenz's Agrarian Reform Law.
A representative of the human rights group Programa Venezolano de Educacion-Accion en Derechos Humanos (PROVEA) told Inter Press Service that over the past four decades the proportion of land owned by large landholders grew from 23% to 42%, while small farmers, the supposed beneficiaries of the initial agrarian reform law in 1961, saw their share barely rise, from 4.
The government has also promised to review long-standing grievances of rural communities, notably its water privatization bill and the complicated land titling procedure under agrarian reform law, and to improve rural infrastructure and increase technical and financial support to small farmers.
Amendment of the Agrarian Reform Law and the Modernization and Ag Sector Development Law to permit the National Agrarian Institute (INA) to grant a first mortgage to obtain financing, while retaining the second, and amendment of the Forestry Law to allow the titling of lands in the hands of campesino groups under certain conditions; 2.
The agrarian reform law only applied to land zoned for agricultural uses.