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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"I saw they'd got to the agrarian laws of Caius Gracchus, and I wondered if they knew anything about the agrarian troubles in Ireland.
'I told them, 'You know where Ka Paeng Mariano is coming from.' I know that the existing agrarian laws and programs have inherent flaws, limitations and imperfections.
Scale Up's initiative led to the independent consultants' study, but the conclusions of the study related to existing Indonesian agrarian laws. Existing agrarian laws enabled the consultants to make a judgement that the people of Nagari Pangean had customary right to the land in question.
The report gives readers a comprehensive view of the current structure of Cuba's agriculture sector--from the agrarian laws of 1959 and 1963 that socialized but did not completely collectivize Cuban agriculture, to President Rail Castro's latest reforms.
This doctrine, in Kaufman's interpretation, released the Russian authorities from the task of reconciling agrarian laws in Turkestan with the imperial property regime.
In his Discourses, Machiavelli is well aware of this distinction dating back to classical historiography that distinguishes between the struggles preceding the Agrarian laws and the sedition that tragically and inexorably led to the rise of empire.
First and foremost are the dramatic reforms enacted in late 1991 to Mexico's agrarian laws. Under the communal farm system, a legacy of the Mexican Revolution, communal farmers were barred from selling or renting the land they worked; private landowners were similarly barred from accumulating large plots.