Angola: Real Estate Registry Regime Ensures Land Planning

Luanda — The Law on Legal Regime of Real Estate Registry, which comes into force soon, facilitates better planning and management on occupation and use of national land, said Tuesday the State Secretary for Land Planning, Ana Paula de Carvalho.

Of the initiative of the Head of State, the Law was approved definitely with 180 votes in favor, none against and no abstentions, during the 7th Extraordinary Plenary Meeting of the Parliament.

Ana Paula de Carvalho told a First Conference on Property Registration that such a legal instrument will also improve the Registration process and allow greater impact on the Real Estate Registry.

"Angola gained an instrument that will improve the registration of property as well as the control and advantage of the natural sources and public works", highlighted the official.

The conference recommended the need to extend the property registration countrywide, adding that the process to grant the land should start from municipal administrations.

The Law on Legal Regime of Real Estate Registry stipulates that each registered building holds an identity through a code number called Property Identification Number (NIP).

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