Myanmar Passes New Law for Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation

30
Aug
2019

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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.

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  • Overview
  • What’s new?
  • What are the potential opportunities and challenges?
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