Beijing Law Review

Volume 10, Issue 4 (September 2019)

ISSN Print: 2159-4627   ISSN Online: 2159-4635

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Legislative Based Analysis on the Implementation of Rural Land Laws in Oromia Region: Bale Zone in Focus

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The article has explored the legislative analysis on the implementation of rural land laws of Oromia region state with special focus on Bale Zone, Ethiopia. Assessing the implementation of Oromia rural land proclamation and identifying possible challenges have been the main objective of this research. In order to achieve this objective, qualitative research methods were employed. Land administration head and experts, Judges, Kebele administrators, Kebele land administration committees and legal attorneys were used as the key informants. Observation, interview and focus group discussions were also utilized for the success of the study. Relevant rural land proclamations and literatures of most highly qualified scholars on the area were deeply examined. Finally, the research article has found that rural land law of region is not fully implementing in the study area. Absence of specific rural land implementation guidelines, weak and understaffed institutions, lack of effective dispute resolutions system, inadequate financial sources, land grabbing, existence of double holding certificates, d land sale and absence of legal knowledge are identified as the main challenges for the implementation of rural land laws in Oromia Region.

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Tadesse, S. and Wabelo, T. (2019) Legislative Based Analysis on the Implementation of Rural Land Laws in Oromia Region: Bale Zone in Focus. Beijing Law Review, 10, 806-828. doi: 10.4236/blr.2019.104044.

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