HLP

27-02-2024
The Civil Code No. 84 of 1949 outlines the provisions and legal nature of usufruct rights, which grant the holder direct authority to use and exploit an immovable or movable property while the actual ownership remains with the property owner.
27-02-2024
The Endowments Law No. 13 of 2023, issued by the General Council of the Autonomous Administration in North and East Syria, outlines procedures for managing and disposing of endowment funds and properties, including methods for their investment. It also provides regulations for leasing endowments, determining beneficiary rights, and specifying the judicial proceedings required for dealing with disputes.
27-02-2024
On February 6, the government announced that farmers affected by the January 12 floods in the Akkar Plain region would receive compensation. However, many farmers in the area face difficulties proving ownership of their lands, which hinders their right to receive compensation.
19-02-2024
The paper investigates the Syrian legal and administrative framework and explores key areas of application of fit-for-purpose principles for improving Syria’s land administration and introducing positive changes in the cadaster and in the processes guiding the regularisation of informal settlements and the provision of adequate housing.
19-02-2024
This paper, published in 2022, looks at urban planning in Syria in all its four main stages: land allocation, urban planning and design, implementation of the infrastructure and allotment as well as consider specific urban issues which will play a critical role in Syria’s reconstruction and sustainable development.
19-02-2024
The Directorate of Cadastral Affairs in Idlib, operating under the Syrian Salvation Government (SSG) since 2018, manages land and property records primarily in the Idlib Governorate and parts of the Aleppo Governorate.
19-02-2024
This guidance note published by UN Habitat contextualises fit-for-purpose land administration principles to the national context, presents STDM as one of the key fit-for-purpose land administration tools that could be introduced, and describes few selected possible applications for its deployment.