Regulating Palestinian Land

Regulating Palestinian Land

Thematic Chronology
Regulating Palestinian Land
1858 - present
35 events

Presents the Ottoman land tenure in Palestine (laws governing registration, purchase, and sale of land), followed by the different ways the British Mandate, Zionist movement and the Israeli authorities used the Ottoman laws, interpreted them, amended them and enacted new laws to strip Palestinians from their land and assert control over it. 

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Regulating Palestinian Land
E.g., 2018/12/14
E.g., 2018/12/14

Ottoman Rule

1900

1901

1902

1903

1904

1905

1906

1907

1908

1909

1910

1911

1912

1913

1914

1915

1916

Early Mandate Period

1917

1918

1919

1920

1921

1922

1923

1924

1925

1926

1927

1928

1929

1930

1931

1932

1933

1934

1935

Second Mandate Period

1936

1937

1938

1939

1940

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

1946

The Palestine War And The Nakba

1947

1948

1949

Reverberations Of 1948 Palestine War And The Arab-Israeli Conflict

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

1955

1956

1957

1958

1959

1960

1961

1962

1963

1964

1965

The Rise Of The Palestinian Movement In The Wake Of The 1967 Arab Defeat

1966

1967

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

From A Sense Of Victory To Separate Peace And Civil War

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

Palestinian Defeat, Divisions And Survival

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

The First Intifada And The Beginning Of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

The Oslo Process And The Establishment Of The Palestinian Authority

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

The Aqsa Intifada and the End of an Era in Palestinian Politics

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

A Palestinian Authority Divided, Israeli Assaults on Gaza, and Peace Process Setbacks

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Institutional Legal

Ottoman Land Code, 7 Ramadan 1274
21 April 1858

Legal

Law Concerning Land Purchase by non-Ottoman Subjects, 7 Safar 1284
10 June 1867

Legal Diplomatic

The Ottomans and Sale of Land to Jews in Palestine
November 1892 - 1893

Legal Colonization

New Ottoman Regulations on Jewish Land Purchase
9 January 1901

Legal

Provisional Law Concerning the Right of Certain Corporate Bodies to Own Immovable Property, 22 Rabi' al-awwal 1331
1 March 1913

Legal

Provisional Law of Disposal of Immovable Property, 5 Jumada al-ula 1331
12 April 1913

Legal Colonization

Proclamations No. 75 and No. 76 on Immovable Property
18 November 1918

Legal Colonization

Mahlul Land Ordinance
1 October 1920

Legal Colonization

Transfer of Land Ordinance
1 October 1920

Legal

Mewat Land Ordinance
16 February 1921

Legal

Transfer of Land Amendment Ordinance No. 2
8 December 1921

Legal Institutional

Correction of Land Registers Ordinance, No. 12
16 February 1926

Institutional Colonization

Land Settlement Ordinance No. 9
30 May 1928

Legal Colonization

Protection of Cultivators Ordinance No. 27
31 July 1929

Legal Colonization

Protection of Cultivators Ordinance, No. 37
31 August 1933

Legal Colonization

Land Transfer Regulations
20 February 1940

Colonization Legal

Abandoned Areas Ordinance
24 June 1948

Legal Colonization

Emergency Regulations Regarding the Cultivation of Fallow Lands and Unexploited Water Sources
11 October 1948

Legal Colonization

Emergency Regulations Regarding Absentee Property
2 December 1948

Legal Colonization

Absentee Property Law, 5710-1950
14 March 1950

Legal

Israeli Law of Return
5 July 1950

Legal Colonization

Development Authority (Transfer of Property) Law, 5710-1950
9 August 1950

Legal Colonization

Land Acquisition (Validation of Acts and Compensation) Law
10 March 1953

Legal Colonization

Basic Law: Israel Lands
19 July 1960

Legal Colonization

Israel Land Administration Law, 5720-1960
25 July 1960

Legal Colonization

Military Order No. 58, Concerning Abandoned Property (Private Property)
23 July 1967

Legal Colonization

Military Order No. 59, Concerning State Property
31 July 1967

Legal Colonization

Military Order No. 291 on Land Settlement
19 December 1968

Legal Colonization

Land Law, 5729-1969
1969

Colonization Legal

Military Order No. 321 Concerning Land Law (Acquisition for Public Purposes)
28 March 1969

Legal Colonization

Military Order No. 363, Concerning the Protection of Nature Reserves
22 December 1969

Legal

Absentees' Property (Compensation) Law, 5733-1973
27 June 1973

Legal Colonization

Israelis Are Permitted to Buy Land in Occupied Territories
16 September 1979

Legal

Israel Land Administration Law
3 August 2009

Legal

The Knesset Passes Israel Lands Law (Amendment No. 3) on Foreign Ownership
29 March 2011