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land grant

A grant of public lands by the government, usually for roads, railroads, or agricultural colleges.

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After the war, he petitioned for a grant of land in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia and received around 10,000 acres in 1783 in Wilmot, just outside of Middleton.
A recently published grant of land at Wiverton in Nottinghamshire dating from 1253-c.
The bench had taken up implementation of the May 4, 2018 judgement of the apex court which held that the grant of land to the Malir Development Authority by the Sindh government, its exchange with the land of Bahria Town and anything done under the provisions of Colonization of Government Land Act 1912 (COGLA) by the Sindh government was illegal and of no legal existence.
The apex court, in its May 4 judgement, had declared that the grant of land to the Malir Development Authority (MDA) and its subsequent swap with land owned by Bahria Town was illegal and void.
Deputies of the Crimean Parliament during the session of the State Council session adopted in the first reading amendments to the Law of the Republic of Crimea "On the Grant of Land Plots in State or Municipal Ownership and Some Issues of Land Relations."
The Duchy of Lancaster, which passes to reigning monarchs, is spread across England and Wales and originated in a grant of land made in 1265 to a Plantagenet prince.
KARACHI -- Sindh High Court (SHC) Thursday approved extension in interim bail of former Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah till 21st March in a petition related to call up notice issued by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in case of grant of land to Malir Development Authority (MDA).
In its May 4 decision, the SC had held that the grant of land to the MDA by the Sindh government, its exchange with the land of the private land developer Messrs Bahria Town and anything done under the provisions of Colonisation of Government Land Act, 1912 by the Sindh government as illegal, void ab initio and as such of no legal existence.
The grant of land was provided under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.
Impressed by the Italian churches, on his return he asked King Ecgfrith of Northumbria for a grant of land to build a church.
Under the order, the court had barred M/s Bahria Town Karachi from selling any plot or constructed apartment in the housing scheme on the outskirts of the port city, declaring the grant of land to the Malir DevelopAment Authority and its exchange with the land of the private land developers illegal and void ab initio.
ISLAMABAD -- The SupAreme Court on Friday barred Ms Bahria Town Karachi from selling any plot or constructed apartment in the housing scheme on the outskirts of the port city, declaring the grant of land to the Malir DevelopAment Authority and its exchange with the land of the private land developers illegal and void ab initio.