Land Authority Act of Liberia

This is an act to amend Title 12, Executive law of the Liberian Code of law revised, and to add thereto a New Chapter creating the Liberia Land Authority.

The purpose of this Act is:

a) To define and delineate the different categories of land ownership and rights recognized in Liberia;
b) To prescribe the means by which each of the categories of land may be acquired, used, transferred, and otherwise managed;
c) To ensure that all communities, families, individuals, and legal entities enjoy secure land rights free of the fear that their land will be taken from them, except in accordance with due process of law; and
d) To confirm, declare and ensure equal access and equal protection with respect to land ownership, use, and management, including ensuring that Customary Land is given protection equal to Private Land and that land ownership is permitted for all Liberians regardless of their identity, whether based on custom, ethnicity, tribe, language, gender or otherwise.

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