According to Mbowura (2012), claims over allodial
rights in land are the main issues that underlay the Nawuri-Gonja conflict.
(2.) Hyde defines allodial
land as "land that can be bequeathed, passed from one generation to the next, and as such it is the vehicle for family continuity over time, for stability decade after decade" (Common as Air at p.
The Law of Allodial
Rights (Odelsloven) requires that when someone wants to sell a farm, the closest relatives, according to the principle of primogeniture, have priority rights to buy the farm.
Those four categories are the allodial
title, the freehold title, leaseholds, and other lesser interests in land.
that they are once again being told, that what appeared to have been an unbreachable allodial
right in and upon their Reservation land was ...
The distinctiveness of the Act lies, as the last quotation suggests, in the refusal to legislate allodial
rights to land.
Feudalism proper, according to Smith, like the royal charters of towns, was a political attempt by the monarch to reduce the power of such allodial
Building Regulation, Market Alternatives, and Allodial
Policy, New York, New York: Avebury Press, 1997.
have obtained, or may hereafter obtain, allodial
titles to their lands,
the absolute (allodial
) ownership of the lands of Ireland is vested of right
"American residents believed that Native Hawaiians would become civilized only when they adopted allodial
(freehold) tenure, used the soil according to Christian principles of commerce, and converted to Protestantism....."(8) Once the oral Hawaiian language was reduced to written form and Hawai'i became one of the most literate areas of its time, this was followed by the promotion of English to the exclusion of the use of Hawaiian.