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Zambia Integrated Land Management and Information ...
27 Nov 2013 09:42

The Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection embarked on the development of a new robust computerized Land Information System [ ... ]

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Productive sectors to get 100,000 hectares
27 Nov 2013 09:35

MORE than 100,000 hectares of land will be allocated to key productive sectors this year to accommodate increased investment in the country. Commissio [ ... ]

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Section 3 (1) of the Lands Act 1995 (Cap 184 of the Laws of Zambia) whereby all land in Zambia is vested absolutely in the Republican President and is held by him in perpetuity for and on behalf of the people of Zambia.
  Section 3 (i) of the Lands and Deeds Registry Act CAP 185 of the Laws of Zambia, provides for establishment of the Registry of Deeds by the Minister responsible for land. Currently, there are two registries.


The Lands Tribunal was established under Cap 184 Section 20 of the Lands Act of 1995.The main objective of establishing the Tribunal was to give public a fast-track method of resolving land disputes.

  The Land Survey Act Cap 188 of the Laws of Zambia, provides for the manner in which land surveys are carried out and diagrams and plans connected , provides for the protection of survey beacons and other survey marks.

Mission Statement

"To efficiently, effectively and equitably deliver land, maintain up-to-date land records and provide land information in order to contribute to socio-economic development for the benefit of the Zambian People and country."

Goal Statement

"To decentralize the Ministry’s operations to Regional and Provincial levels in order to facilitate easy access to land and land information.”

The Core Values of the Ministry of Lands

Commitment Statements for our Core Values
The management and staff of the Ministry of Lands commit themselves to uphold these core values in all public actions and to secure public trust and confidence through dynamic and visible behaviour. Through the commitment statements the Core values become internalized in the day-to-day operations of the Ministry.
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