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Title:Critical issues in Nigerian property law
Editor:Utuama, Amos Agbe
City of publisher:Lagos
Publisher:Malthouse Press Limited
ISBN:978540708X; 9789785407082
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:real property
land use
land law
urban planning
Abstract:This collective volume on issues of Nigerian land law, and particularly the Land Use Act, is dedicated to Prof. Jelili Adebisi Omotola (1941-2006). Contributions: 1. Concept and conception of property in law: the link with shelter in Nigeria (Nwudego Nkemakonam Chinwuba); 2. Compulsary acquisition without compensation under Nigerian law (R. A. Onuoha); 3. Survey plan in land transactions: an overview (Kola Odeku); 4. The Land Use Act - a Catholic legislation (I.A. Umezulike); 5. Administration of consent provision under the Land Use Act: a curse or blessing for development: case study of Lagos State (Muiz Banire); 6. Repeal Land Use Act 1978 or amendment of its provisions governing compensation for compulsory acquisition (Uche Jack-Osimire); 7. Constitutionality of an unconstitutional act: the unconstitutional entrenchment of the Land Use Act in the Nigerian Constitution (Wole Olanipekun); 8. The Land Use Act and efficacy of the certificate of occupancy (Imran Oluwole Smith); 9. Underbelly of the Land Use Act: activating the wealth of the people (Amos Agbe Utuama); 10. Can the Land Use Act and the Nigerian Urban and Regional Planning Act contain or reverse the impact of climate change in Nigeria (Theresa Ilegbune). [ASC Leiden abstract]