Over the years, wars of been fought for most of the time, not because of anything but the need to space in land. Today the situation is not different though there are different forms of wars that are being fought equally arising from space in land. Being the greatest heritage that any person belong to a society is entitled to, there is a strong need to administer of land in a manner that it enhances development in a countries but equally does not leave out the people in the process. This module therefore gives insight into land administration and management in Zambia. The module explains what land, and land law is. It examines the different legal frames that exist in land administration. It looks at how land can be acquired, who is entitled to acquire land and on what tenure land may be acquired. The module equally examines the different interests that are recognized that one might have over land or real property.
The objectives of this module are:
At the end of this module you should be able to:
UNIT 1 – THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND TO LAND ADMINISTRATION
UNIT 2 – FITTINGS ON LAND
UNIT 3 – OWNERSHIP OF LAND
UNIT 4 – INTERESTS IN LAND
UNIT 5 – LEGAL V EQUITABLE INTERESTS IN LAND
UNIT 6 – OTHER RECOGNIZABLE RIGHTS
UNIT 7 – MORTGAGE
UNIT 8 – CO-OWNERSHIP
Megarry and Wade. (2012)(8th edn). The Law of Real Property. London: Sweet and Maxwell.
Mudenda Frederick S. (2007). Land Law in Zambia: Cases and Materials. UNZA Press
STATUTES Lands and Deeds Registry Act, Housing and Statutory Improvement Areas Act, Lands Acquisition Act, Landlord and Tenant Relationship, Land Use and Planning