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Property rights (3)

Property rights (3)

Part 3 – Inadequate Compensation Ivy Singh-Lim, 24 August 2011 We live in a beautiful and blessed country. My father was a very large land owner in Singapore. Just to tell you how large an estate we owned, the whole of Simei belonged to my family. The Government acquired 95% of our land which was equivalent to 6 million... 

Property rights (2)

Property rights (2)

Part 2 – Land Acquisition Act While M13 itself does not forbid the enactment of the Land Acquisition Act (LAA – Cap. 152 enacted by Act 41 of 1966), some critical provisions in the LAA were contrary to M13(2) (see Part 1). One appreciates the impact of the LAA by noting the Government owned 49% of the land in 1965 and... 

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