Laws By Country

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Azerbaijan

Civil Code (1999)

Benin

Code of Persons and Family (2004)

Cambodia

Civil Code (2008)

Ethiopia

Amhara Rural Land Administration and Use Proclamation (2006)
Revised Family Code (2000)
Federal Land Proclamations (1997 and 2005)
Oromia Rural Land Use and Administration Proclamation No. 130/2007

India

Constitution (2012)
Forest Rights Act (2006 [with Rules (Including 2012 Amendment) and Guidelines])
Hindu Succession Act (1956)
Hindu Succession Amendment (2005)
Indian Succession Act of (1925)
Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act (1937)
Uttam vs Subah Singh, Civil Appeal no. 2360/2016 Dt. 2nd (March 2016)

Italy

Civil Code (1942)

Jordan

Personal Status Code (2010)

Kenya

Law of Succession Act (2010)

Kosovo

Law on Inheritance (2004)
Law on Gender Equity (2004)

Malawi

Registered Land Act (1967)

Mexico

Civil Code (1928)

Peru

Civil Code (1984)
Law on the Registry of Rural Landed Property (1991)

Rwanda

Civil Code (1988)
Organic Law Determining the Use and Management of Land (2005)

Tanzania

Indian Succession Act (for Tanzania) (1865)
Judicature and Application of Laws Act (1920)
Local Customary Law (Declaration) (No. 4) Order 436 of 1963

Uruguay

Civil Code (1994)

Vietnam

Civil Code (2005)
Law on Land (2013)
Marriage and Family Law (2000)

Zambia

Intestate Succession Act (1989)