What is a District Land Board?

District land boards are created by the Constitution law and they can sue of be sued. There functions are;

1. Hold onto and allocate land in the district which is not owned by any person.

2. Register and transfer interests in land.

3. Succeed to land granted out under the former Public Land Act.

4. Other activities incidental to land matters.

5. They Discharge these functions at meetings.

Powers of the board

a. General Powers of dealing and disposing off land in vested in it.

b. Issuing of certificates of customary Ownership.

c. Approval of the conversion of customary tenure into free hold.

d. Determination of third party rights during conversion into free hold.

e. Determine amount of money to be paid for the grant of the free hold title.


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