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Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Iceland, English

The right of private ownership shall be inviolate. ... (Art. 72)

Iceland, Icelandic

Eignarrétturinn er friðhelgur. ... (72. gr.)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Sao Tome and Principe, English

1. The right to private property and to its transfer in life or death shall be guaranteed to everyone, under the terms of the law.
… (Art. 47)

Sao Tome and Principe, Portuguese

1. A todos é garantido o direito à propriedade privada e à sua transmissão em vida ou por morte, nos termos da lei.
… (Art. 47)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Guinea-Bissau, English

1 - In the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, the following forms of property shall be recognized:

c) Private property, applicable to specific assets of the State.
… (Art. 12)

Guinea-Bissau, Portuguese

1 - Na República da Guiné-Bissau são reconhecidas as seguintes formas de propriedade:
...
c) A propriedade privada, que incide sobre bens distintos do Estado.
... (Art. 12)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Guinea-Bissau, English

The State shall recognize the right to inheritance under the terms of the law. (Art. 14)

Guinea-Bissau, Portuguese

O Estado reconhece o direito à herança, nos termos da lei. (Art. 14)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Guinea-Bissau, English

It shall be the sole responsibility of the National Popular Assembly to legislate the following matters:

b) Land law and land use;
… (Art. 86)

Guinea-Bissau, Portuguese

É da exclusiva competência da Assembleia Nacional Popular legislar sobre as seguintes matérias:
...
b) Estatuto da terra e a forma da sua utilização;
... (Art. 86)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Lesotho, English

(2) Nothing contained in any of the provisions of section 7, section 17 or section 18 of this Constitution shall be construed as affecting any law for the time being in force relating to the allocation of land or the grant of any interest or right in or over land or as entitling any person to any greater such interest or right than he would otherwise have.
… (Sec. 24)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Lesotho, English

Lesotho shall adopt policies which encourage its citizens to acquire property including land, houses, tools and equipment; and shall take such other economic measures as the State shall consider affordable. (Sec. 34)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Lesotho, English

(1) Subject to the provisions of subsections (4) and (5) no law shall make any provision that is discriminatory either of itself or in its effect.

(3) In this section, the expression “discriminatory” means affording different treatment to different persons attributable wholly or mainly to their respective descriptions by race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status whereby persons of one such description are subjected to disabilities or restrictions to which persons of another such description are not made subject or are accorded privileges or advantages which are not accorded to persons of another such description.
(4) Subsection (1) shall not apply to any law to the extent that that law makes provision—

(b) for the application, in the case of persons of any such description as is mentioned in subsection (3) (or of persons connected with such persons), of the law with respect to adoption, marriage, divorce, burial, devolution of property on death or other like matters which is the personal law of persons of that description;
… (Sec. 18)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Tanzania, United Republic of, English

(1) Every person is entitled to own property, and has a right to the protection of his property held in accordance with the law.
… (Art. 24)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

ﺑﻐﻴﺮ اﺧﻼﻝ ﺑﻤﺎ ﻫﻮ ﻣﻨﺼﻮﺹ ﻋﻠﻴﻪ ﻓﻲ اﻟﻤﺎدﺓ اﻟﺴﺎﺑﻘﺔ، ﻳﻨﻔﺮﺩ اﻻﺗﺤﺎﺩ ﺑﺎﻟﺘﺸﺮﻳﻊ ﻓﻲ اﻟﺸﺆوﻥ اﻟﺘﺎﻟﻴﺔ:
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- اﻟﻤﻠﻜﻴﺔ اﻟﻌﻘﺎرﻳﺔ وﻧﺰﻉ اﻟﻤﻠﻜﻴﺔ ﻟﻠﻤﻨﻔﻌﺔ اﻟﻌﺎﻣّﺔ. ... (المادّة 121)

United Arab Emirates, English

Without prejudice to the provisions of the preceding Article, the UAE has exclusive legislative jurisdiction in the following matters:

• Ownership of real properties … (Art. 121)