Impact of Land Tenure System On the Rights of Tenants: A Case Study in Masindi District

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The study examined problems hindering development of land by tenants in Masindi district. It established that the problems faced by tenants in this area basically stem from land tenure systems established under the constitution and the land Act. There is also scarcity of land for agriculture in the district leading to food shortages in many parts of the district. Low agricultural output is largely a result of soil exhaustion due to over cultivation of the same pieces of land for a long time. This problem affects largely the poor who rent land from the land owners and are required to pay heavily for the use of the land . The concept of renting land is new to many people in the district because before the introduction colonial land registration systems, land was available to all without discrimination and the concept ofland ownership was not known to the local communities. The study investigated the problem of how to ensure that the rights of tenants under the emerging system where land lords rent out parcels of their land to the landless of exorbitant prices and under harsh terms can get legal protection of their rights against the harsh land owners. Lastly, if it established that the legal limitation to tenants in Masindi District relate to the inadequacy , in appropriateness, and unresponsiveness of the Jaw to issues such as women's rights to land. It recommended that tenants should be assisted by the government to form associations which they can register and through which they can bargain with land owners for better terms of rent so that when the harvest is last due to reasons beyond their control , they are allowed to try another season without Paying for it.

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APA

LUAL, A (2022). Impact of Land Tenure System On the Rights of Tenants: A Case Study in Masindi District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-land-tenure-system-on-the-rights-of-tenants-a-case-study-in-masindi-district

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LUAL, AROP "Impact of Land Tenure System On the Rights of Tenants: A Case Study in Masindi District" Afribary. Afribary, 14 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-land-tenure-system-on-the-rights-of-tenants-a-case-study-in-masindi-district. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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LUAL, AROP . "Impact of Land Tenure System On the Rights of Tenants: A Case Study in Masindi District". Afribary, Afribary, 14 Jul. 2022. Web. 18 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-land-tenure-system-on-the-rights-of-tenants-a-case-study-in-masindi-district >.

Chicago

LUAL, AROP . "Impact of Land Tenure System On the Rights of Tenants: A Case Study in Masindi District" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 18, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-land-tenure-system-on-the-rights-of-tenants-a-case-study-in-masindi-district