Land acquisition powers and land ownership restrictions in European countries: evidence review

The research looks at how countries have changed their land ownership laws and the extent to which that complies with the right to property included in the European Convention on Human Rights.


This work was undertaken by Dr Kirsteen Shields, University of Edinburgh.

Any interpretation or views represented in the report do not necessarily represent the views of the Scottish Ministers.

We would like to thank the research advisory group who guided this project and to the relevant experts consulted during the course of this research who voluntarily gave of their time.



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