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  1. Draft property law allows abuse, says analyst

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... paid in accordance with the law when this is in the public interest. It states that evictees will be properly accommodated, without specifying how. On collective property, the bill says village ... property, brings about its bankruptcy or tries to sell such property under-priced or give it away, would be subject to liabilities. Hu Xingdou, a Beijing-based political scientist, said the law ...

  2. Controversial property law cleared to go before NPC

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang The controversial property law and legislation to unify taxes on domestic and overseas companies yesterday were given the all-clear to be presented to the annual plenary session ... insisted the controversial property law complied with the constitution, despite claims from critics that it was 'unconstitutional'. The committee also said lifting the income tax rate ...

  3. Time to revisit law and consider minority property owners' rights

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the applications for compulsory land sale orders were made by well-known property developers and property acquisition agencies. It appears that the new law, having operated for almost 18 months, works very ... With the entry into force on April 1, 2010, of an amendment to the law governing the compulsory sale of land for redevelopment, which reduced from 90 per cent to 80 per cent the proportion ...

  4. Family facing eviction protests against urban-renewal body

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... unit- an offer available only to those who are resident once the URA starts acquiring the properties from owners. The URA is waiting for the government's approval of the redevelopment, announced in June, in order to start property acquisition and hand out compensation. A survey done right after the announcement, registered the names of owners and tenants, including ...

  5. NPC delays passage of property legislation

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Disagreement over compensation for state requisitions is a major reason A long-awaited law on property rights has been delayed until at least March after ... . 'The property law is one of the cardinal laws that supports our socialist legal framework with Chinese characteristics, and it plays an important role in protecting the fundamental interests ...

  6. Property-grab rules must be given bite

    Posted Jan 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is rampant. This deepens mistrust in officials. A law protecting private property was enacted in 2007, but it does not apply to land, which cannot be privately owned. In any case, that seems ... rampant, they will have little effect. Authorities are rightly concerned about the protests and violence that unsurprisingly accompany illegal property grabs by developers and local governments. ...

  7. More landlords sue families of suicide victims

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... the property out again afterwards. Under the law, a property owner is obliged to inform a potential tenant if the unit was the scene of an unnatural death. And not surprisingly, such properties ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo One of Japan's leading anti-suicide campaigners has applauded the rising trend of landlords suing the families of people who kill themselves in their properties ...

  8. Helping hand

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Some Housing Authority officials have called for the resumption of the Home Ownership Scheme. Do you support this, or do you think it could adversely affect the private property market? Write to us. ...

  9. Bricks and mortar

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Transport secretary Eva Cheng said rising property prices do not justify the revival of the Home Ownership Scheme. Do you agree, or should the government bring back the scheme? Write to us. ...

  10. On the agenda

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... TODAY 9am- NPC second plenary meeting, CPPCC delegates to attend. NPC Standing Committee vice-chairman Wang Zhaoguo to explain draft property law. Finance Minister Jin Renqing to explain ... to review draft property law in groups. TOMORROW 9am- Delegates to review the draft corporate income tax law in groups. 10am- Press conference with Mr Jin. 3pm- Delegates convene plenary meeting ...




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