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.

List of acronyms

A1P1 Article 1 Protocol 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights (‘the right to property’)

CCA La compensation Agricole collective (translated as Collective agricultural compensation)

ECHR European Convention on Human Rights

ECtHREuropean Court of Human Rights

EU European Union

OIO Overseas Investment Office

SAFER Société d'aménagement foncier et d'établissement rural (translated as Rural Land Development and Establishment Company)



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