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Because land is a limited resource and property rights include the right to exclude others, land rights are a form of monopoly. Those without land rights must enter into land use agreements, since they must reside somewhere. In western culture, land rights are derived from the sovereign; thus, a land value tax is sometimes referred to as rent. It has been suggested that coercive monopoly be merged into this article or section. ... Land use is the pattern of construction and activity land is used for. ... Sovereignty is the exclusive right to exercise supreme political (e. ... Land value taxation (LVT) is the policy of raising state revenues by charging each landholder a portion of the value of a site or parcel of land that would exist even if that site had no improvements. ... Rent can refer to: Renting, a system of payment for the temporary use of something owned by someone else. ...


Land rights can also refer to encumbrances on for example, the right of access.


Land rights and related resource rights are of fundamental importance to the worlds indigenous peoples since they constitute the basis of their economic livelihood and are the source of their spiritual and cultural identity. Dispossession of traditional lands is a major problem faced by indigenous peoples worldwide. The term has no universal, standard or fixed definition. ... Cultural identity is the (feeling of) identity of a group or culture, or of an individual as far as she/he is influenced by her/his belonging to a group or culture. ...


rights for Indigenous Australians living in the Northern Territory were granted under the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1976 (Northern Territory). Emblems: {{{Emblems}}} Motto: None Slogan or Nickname: The Territory, The NT Other Australian states and territories Capital Darwin Government Administrator Chief Minister Const. ... The Aboriginal Land Rights Act was signed by the Govenor-General of Australia 16 December, 1976. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... Emblems: {{{Emblems}}} Motto: None Slogan or Nickname: The Territory, The NT Other Australian states and territories Capital Darwin Government Administrator Chief Minister Const. ...


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U.N. Seminar on Indigenous Land Rights & Claims (1968 words)
The recognition of rights of indigenous peoples to specific lands which they occupy cannot be separated from the recognition of other rights, within larger areas necessary for their material and cultural development.
Land rights and compensation issues arising from the taking or use of indigenous lands for military or security purposes, whether in war or in peacetime, can raise special problems, which need to be addressed by Governments and the international community.
Land rights settlements should be freely negotiated, in good faith and not imposed unilaterally by legislation or negotiated under duress or threat.
Land rights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (237 words)
Because land is a limited resource and property rights include the right to exclude others, land rights are a form of monopoly.
In western culture, land rights are derived from the sovereign; thus, a land value tax is sometimes referred to as rent.
Land rights and related resource rights are of fundamental importance to the worlds indigenous peoples since they constitute the basis of their economic livelihood and are the source of their spiritual and cultural identity.
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