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Name: Act No. 96, 1992, to amend certain provisions of Legislative Decree No.178, 1952, on Land Reform.
Country: Egypt
Subject(s): Agriculture workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1992-06-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 1992-06-28, Vol. 35, No. 26bis, pp. 1-7
ISN: EGY-1992-L-31252
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=31252&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 1992-06-28, Vol. 35, No. 26bis, pp. 1-7
Abstract/Citation: Overturns land reform legislation enacted after the 1952 revolution. Land owners can now increase the annual rent for agricultural land up to a ceiling of 22 times the tax levied on the land, up from the previous ceiling of 7 times the tax. All current leases on agricultural land must be renegotiated by the end of agricultural year 1996-97. Owners are now allowed to sell their land without their tenants' consent.

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