Book Chapter

City transition: A MOP rights boom in China

Z Yang, A Rajabifard

Multi-Owned Property in the Asia-Pacific Region: Rights, Restrictions and Responsibilities | Palgrave Macmillan | Published : 2018


© The Author(s) 2018. China has experienced a two-stage city transition-urbanisation and townification. The consequence of urbanisation has increased the multi-owned property (MOP) rights boom in urban China. The MOP boom extends to peri-urban and rural areas during townification. As the city transition occurs ahead of legislations, it drives the need of legislation and triggers a MOP rights boom in China. The MOP rights are mainly protected by three legislations: the 2004 Constitution amendment, the 2007 Property Law and the coming amendment of the Land Administration Law. The history of legislation improvement records the appropriateness of MOP rights for private property owners upon the d..

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