DISTRIBUTED BY VERITAS VERITAS MAKES EVERY EFFORT TO ENSURE THE PROVISION OF RELIABLE INFORMATION, BUT CANNOT TAKE LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR INFORMATION SUPPLIED. 2004 LAND ACQUISITION AMENDMENT NO 1 ZIMBABWE ------- ACT To amend the Land Acquisition Act [Chapter 20:10]; to repeal Hippo Valley Agreement Act [Chapter 20:08]; to make certain declaratory provisions respecting the Land Reform Programme; and to provide for matters incidental thereto. ENACTED by the President and the Parliament of Zimbabwe. 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Land Acquisition Amendment Act, 2004. 2 Amendment of section 5 of Cap. 20:10 (1) Section 5 (“Preliminary notice of compulsory acquisition”) of the Land Acquisition Act [Chapter 20:10] (hereinafter called “the principal Act”) is amended⎯ (a) in subsection (1) by the insertion of the following proviso to paragraph (b)⎯ “Provided that in respect of agricultural land required for resettlement purposes the publication of a preliminary notice in the Gazette and once a week for two consecutive weeks (commencing on the day on which the notice in the Gazette is published) in a newspaper circulating in the area in which the land to be acquired is situated, shall be deemed to constitute service of notice in writing on the owner of the land to be acquired and the holder of any other registered real right in that land.”; (b) the repeal of paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (8) and the substitution of ⎯ H.B. 15, 2003.]

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