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Land acquisition in kenya scribd - download as word doc (doc), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online. National land commission kenya the national land commission was established under article 67 of the constitution to handle land issues. According to the ugandan government the, land acquisition process in kenya is estimated to be at least one year longer than in tanzania the east african. The legal procedures, formalities and steps involved when buying land in kenya from land identification, sale agreement to registration of the transfer. Modes of land acquisition kenya’s land examines the process of land adjudication in tharaka in the context of evolving land rights. The land acquisition act, 1967 arrangement of sections part i preliminary 1 short title and commencement 2 interpretation part ii compulsory acquisition.