Discusses compulsory acquisition in Ghana in terms of the concept, pre-requisites for compulsory acquisition and some possible legal issues after compulsory acquisition.
This note provides a brief introduction to family land management. It discusses the meaning of family, family land, common terms used in family land management. The note concludes with a brief outline of what family land management entails.
This note discusses the rules and principles that govern the appointment and removal of the head of the family
This note examines the circumstances under which a piece of land would be considered to belong to the family.
This note discusses the conditions that must be met for a valid alienation of family property
This note examines who can institute a suit for and on behalf of the family for the protection of family property.
Allodial interest is one of the interests in land recognized under customary law and the Land Act, 2020 (Act 1036). This note examines the nature of allodial interest, the entities that can hold the allodial interest, how the allodial interest is created or acquired, and how it can be lost.
Usufructuary interest is one of the interests in land recognized under customary law and the Land Act, 2020 (Act 1036). This note examines the nature of usufructuary interest, the entities that can hold the usufructuary interest, how the usufructuary interest is acquired, and how it can be lost.
This note examines the concept of customary tenancies as a form of interest in land in Ghana. The note will explore how customary tenancies are defined, created, and terminated.
This note examines the concept of co-ownership under land law. It explores the creation of co-ownership, the types of co-ownership and how they arise, their characteristics, and how co-ownership can be determined.
This note discusses the meaning of easement, its characteristics, how it is created, and how it is terminated especially in the Ghanaian context.