ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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DAR-ES-SALAAM-Assertion of a Path

DAR-ES-SALAAM Assertion of a Path ON April 22, 1971, the Tanzania Parliament passed a law which in many ways marks a turning point in Tanzania's political and economic development. The Buildings Acquisition Act was introduced and passed in the National Assembly all in a matter of hours. It empowers the President to compulsorily acquire any building which is rented, or part rented, and the value of which exceeds 100,000 shillings. A building qualifies for acquisition by the Government even if its value is less than that amount so long as its owner has another rented building and the total value of the buildings is upto the amount. There is only limited provision for compensation

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