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The National Land Commission Act, 2022 (Sierra Leone)

The National Land Commission Act 2022 was passed in Parliament on 2nd and 8th of August 2022 and signed by the President on 6th and 8th of September 2022.

Aimed at securing effective and holistic land administration, this Act establishes two key bodies, namely the National Land Commission and the District Land Commission. At the local level, the Act also establishes Chiefdom Land Committees and Town or Village Area Land Committee. The former is required to allocate atleast 30% of seats to women as committee members.

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Resource Type: Practitioner Resources Issues: Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice Tool Type: Laws, Policies & Legal Analysis Target Population: Rural Languages: English Regions: Sierra Leone