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Building modern land administration systems in developed economies

S Enemark, I Williamson, J Wallace

Journal of Spatial Science | Published : 2005


Land Administration Systems (LAS) are institutional frameworks complicated by the tasks they must perform, by national cultural, political and judicial settings, and by technology. This paper assists sharing LAS capacity among countries with diverse legal systems and institutional structures by identifying an ideal and historically neutral LAS model for: • servicing the needs of governments, business and the public, • utilising the latest technologies, • servicing rights, responsibilities, restrictions and risks in relation to land, and • delivering much broader information about sustainable development. Case studies of Denmark and Victoria are used to test existing systems against the model..

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