Thursday, February 25, 2021

The Courts And Land Disputes

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Land disputes are more complex than the land commission can handle. Some of the most controversial cases are either before the courts or had already been presided over by judges. However the judgments of some of these cases are yet to be executed because of the implications.

Just imagine a case scenario where land purchased by big real estate owner is further sold to many individuals who decided to develop their plots and are now resident there. To execute a judgment in favour of the big land owner could ultimately lead to the demolition of all the houses, fences of the small plots. Such a dilemma ought to be addressed.

The state needs to examine the nature and the characteristics of the different land disputes and put experts together to study the best mechanism to address them. This is absolutely essential to prevent those who have invested their earnings to incur losses.

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