The Parliamentary and Public Relations Department has informed that the parliament of Sierra Leone has today 08/08/2022 debated and passed into law with  some amendments, the bills entitled: National Land Commission Act, 2022 and the Customary Land Rights Act 2022 for the development of Sierra Leone.

The National Land Commission Act 2022, seeks to provide for the establishment of the National Land Commission, and other land administrative bodies to secure effective and holistic land administration and to provide for other related matters.

The Customary Land Right Act 2022 seeks to provide for the protection of customary land rights, the elimination of discrimination under customary law, and the management and administration of land subject to customary law, and other related matters.

Earlier, the dual bills were debated by Members of Parliament  bringing  out their importance towards the development of the lands tenure system and administration for the country.

The Minister of Land, Housing, and Country Planning, Dr. Turad Senesie piloted the enactment of the dual Bills.