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Principles of land policy
Chapter Five - Land and Environment
Article 60. Principles of land policy

(1) Land in Kenya shall be held, used and managed in a manner that is equitable, efficient, productive and sustainable, and in accordance with the following principles--
    (a)    equitable access to land;
    (b)    security of land rights;
    (c)   sustainable and productive management of land resources;
    (d)   transparent and cost effective administration of land;
    (e)   sound conservation and protection of ecologically sensitive areas;
    (f)   elimination of gender discrimination in law, customs and practices related to land and property in land; and
    (g)   encouragement of communities to settle land disputes through recognised local community initiatives consistent with this Constitution.
(2) These principles shall be implemented through a national land policy developed and reviewed regularly by the national government and through legislation.


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