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Land claims in East Timor

by Daniel Fitzpatrick

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Published by Asia Pacific Press in [Canberra] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • East Timor,
  • East Timor.
    • Subjects:
    • Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- East Timor,
    • East Timor -- Claims

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-232) and index.

      StatementDaniel Fitzpatrick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKNW5306.5 .F58 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 246 p. ;
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3646140M
      ISBN 100731536886
      LC Control Number2002483723
      OCLC/WorldCa50481246

      This chapter explores how rural residential and agricultural land claims in Timor-Leste’s Oecusse (Ambeno) enclave are established, maintained and transferred through various means including warfare, agricultural use, allocation by customary leaders and government programs, and migration.   Land Policy in East Timor – The Cart Before the Horse by Warren Wright, East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin (2 May ) La’o Hamutuk radio program on The Land Problem (Tetum, 19 October ) Privatising Land in Timor Leste by Tim Anderson in Global Research (a Tetum version first appeared in Kla’ak Semanal).

        Books Music Art & design TV & radio may be among the first United Nations peacekeeping troops to land in East Timor. It also refused to comment on claims that SAS troopers had been sent to. The current proposal for a transitional land law for Timor Leste: • prefers long-term peaceful possession to claims based on Portuguese or Indonesian titles; and • recommends compensation to claims based on Portuguese or Indonesian titles (where those claims lose to a long-term peaceful possessor).

        The Timor Sea is located in the North of Australia and South of East Timor, a part of which became disputed between countries when the question of ownership and control of that part arose. Request PDF | On Oct 1, , Andrew McWilliam published Fataluku Forest Tenures and the Conis Santana National Park in East Timor | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.


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Land claims in East Timor by Daniel Fitzpatrick Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Land Claims in East Timor (): Fitzpatrick, Daniel: Books Books Go Search Hello Select your address Best Sellers Customer 1/5(1). Land claims in East Timor --The land and its people --The legal context for claims based on Indonesian titles --Indonesian titles and land administration --Claims based on Indonesian dispossession --Claims based on Portuguese titles --Claims based on traditional rights to land --Options for resolving land claims in East Timor.

Responsibility. In eight chapters, this book comprehensively reviews the four categories of potentially competing land claims in East Timor - underlying traditional interests, titles issued in the Portuguese era, titles issued in the Indonesian era, and current occupation - and. In Land Claims, Daniel Fitzpatrick presents a comprehensive and interesting view of the challenges facing the fledgling East Timorese government.

He reviews the variety of competing land claims, from those of traditional occupiers of land in East Timor to the claims of Indonesian nationals following East Timor\u27s bid for : Karen M. Smith. Land claims in East Timor.

Inwork was done with the Land and Property Unit of the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) to examine the various claims to land title in East Timor and address the question as to what laws should be enacted to govern the ownership and alienation of interests in by: Collections: Pacific Economic Bulletin () Title: Book Review: Land Claims in East Timor, Volume One: Author(s): Lea, David R.

Publisher: Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University. East Timor was colonised by Portugal in the 16th century, and was known as Portuguese Timor until 28 Novemberwhen the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (Fretilin) declared the territory's independence.

Nine days later, it was invaded and occupied by the Indonesian military; it was declared Indonesia's 27th province the following year. The first-land claims-is the key. East Timor's unfortunate colonial history means that land may now potentially be claimed on four competing bases: underlying traditional interests, titles issued in both the Portuguese and Indonesian eras, or long term occupation.

The task of land claims in East Timor is unusually complex and difficult. This article, therefore, simply attempts a preliminary assessment. It does not seek to provide answers or recommendations as such, but rather a basic chronology of events, and typology of current and future land claims.

Land Claims in East Timor East Timor's heritage of occupation and colonisation, together with the conflict of late has created competing claims for land in East Timor.

Resolution of these competing claims is fundamental to the reconstruction of a sustainable social and economic structure for East Timor. competing claims to land. Currently, land in East Timor could be claimed on four bases: underlying traditional interests, titles issued in both the Portuguese and Indonesian eras, or occupation since the vote for independence.

These claims, in turn, are generating extensive social and political conflict. East Timor is a country in Southeast Asia, officially known as Democratic Republic of country comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor and the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco.

The first inhabitants are thought to be descendant of Australoid and Melanesian peoples. The Portuguese began to trade with Timor by the early 16th century and colonised it throughout the mid. Geography. East Timor is bounded by the Timor Sea to the southeast, the Wetar Strait to the north, the Ombai Strait to the northwest, and western Timor (part of the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara) to the eastern part of Timor island is rugged, with the mountains rising to 9, feet (2, metres) at Mount Tatamailau (Tata Mailau) in the centre of a high plateau.

This Guide to Law Online Timor-Leste contains a selection of Timorese legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet.

Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics.

The geography of East Timor exhibits a mountainous terrain on the eastern half of the island of Timor in Southeast Asia (or Oceania depending on definitions). East Timor includes the eastern half of Timor, the Ocussi-Ambeno region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Atauro and country is located northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the.

Maritime claims: This entry includes the following claims, the definitions of which are excerpted from the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which alone contains the full and definitive descriptions: territorial sea - the sovereignty of a coastal state extends beyond its land territory and internal waters to an adjacent belt of sea, described as the territorial sea in.

The East Timor Conflict and Western Response by Torben Retboll* East Timor is a former Portuguese colony that was in- vaded and occupied by its neighbor Indonesia in December Since then the native population has been fighting the occupation under the leadership of Fretilin, the Revolutionary.

The Portuguese first arrived in Timor in the 16th century, and in East Timor came under Portuguese colonial administration. [8] Portuguese rule was tenuous until the island was divided with the Dutch Empire in [9] A significant battleground during the Pacific War, East Timor was occupied by 20, Japanese troops.

The fighting helped prevent a Japanese occupation of Australia, but. The unification (or re-unification) of East Timor, an independent state, and West Timor, a territory of Indonesia, both parts of the island of Timor, has been raised since the midth century.

Great Timor (Indonesian: Timor Raya) refers to the irredentist concept of a united and independent island of Timor, covering formerly Portuguese East Timor and formerly Dutch (now Indonesian) West Timor.

Daniel Fitzpatrick, Land Claims in East Timor, Canberra, Asia Pacific Press,ISBNpp Article (PDF Available) in Leiden Journal of International Law 17(03).

East Timor. The day after Kissinger left Djakarta inthe Armed Forces of Indonesia employed American weapons to invade and subjugate the independent former Portuguese colony of East Timor. Isaacson gives a figure ofdeaths resulting from the occupation, or one-seventh of the population, and there are good judges who put this.Author of more than ten books on Southeast Asia, the Malay World and Indonesia, His books on Timor include: A Geo-Historical Atlas of East-Timor in (translated into English in ), a history of Christianism in East and West Timor (in ), A History of Cartography and Travel to Timor Island (in ), and Timor-Leste in Search of.anthropological–legal study of customary land-tenure systems in Timor-Leste.

Her research interests are East Timorese ethnography, customary land and resource tenures, ritual and religion, social transformation and state and society. Email: Judith Bovensiepen.