Land
27
Feb
2020
Myanmar’s New Law and Process for Compulsory Land Acquisition: What PPP Project Developers Need to Know
After decades of highly controversial land acquisitions for public purposes, Myanmar turns a new page by passing the Land Acquisition, Resettlement, and Rehabilitation Law 2019 (Law no. 24/2019, referred to herein as the “LARR 2019”). Highlights of this note How does the new process work? The proposal required for starting the land acquisition process has […]
30
Aug
2019
Myanmar Passes New Law for Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation
On 19 August 2019, the Union Parliament of Myanmar, Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, enacted Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 24/2019) to replace the colonial-era Land Acquisition Act (1894) as well as to provide a legal framework for resettlement and rehabilitation for the first time in Myanmar. Highlights of this note Overview What’s […]
5
May
2015
Land Acquisition Problems Facing IPP Investors in Myanmar
For a variety of reasons, acquiring land for any project at all is a complicated task in Myanmar. Applying a combination of quite dated laws such as the Land and Revenue Act 1879 and the Land Acquisition Act 1894 alongside several new and untested ones such as the Farmland Act 2012 does not always make […]
25
Oct
2014
Investing in the Myanmar Real Estate Sector
In the highly dynamic environment of the liberalization of Myanmar’s economy, economic laws and regulations play a pivotal role. This report aims to analyze how the current laws, regulations and Government processes affect foreign investment in Myanmar’s real estate sectors. Put another way, our particular vantage point for looking at the Myanmar real estate sectors […]
21
Feb
2014
Client Alert: Myanmar Government offers land in Yangon region
There will be two sizable land tenders in Myanmar, this time organized by the Ministry of Industry (44 acres) and a second one by the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) (70 acres).
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