How to Draft Application for Registration of Land by Adverse Possession in Tanzania.

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF A TITLE

FOR REGISTERED LAND BY ADVERSE POSSESSION

THE LAND REGISTRATION ACT (CAP. 334)

(Section 72)

I,…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

of …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

HEREBY APPLY to be registered as owner of the Government Lease registered under theabove reference.

 I claim to have acquired such lease by and against the registered owner and I solemnly and sincerely DECLARE as follows:

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(State facts on which the claim is based in particular:

(a) the date on, and circumstances in, which the adverse possession began;

(b) the name of the person by whom the adverse possession was begun;

(c) the duration of his possession; and

(d) the subsequent history and nature of the possession up to the time of the application)

 2. I am not aware of any legal proceedings affecting the said land, other than …………………

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 3. The First Schedule hereto describes all documents of title relating to the said land that

are in my possession or under my control.

 4. The second schedule hereto contains the names and addresses of the reputed owners of all land adjoining the said land.

 5. The value of my estate in the said land in my estimation, as follows:

Buildings, trees and other improvements as specified in rule 15(4) of the Land

Registration Rules: Shs. ………………………………….. 

Land: Shs. …………………………………………………….

Buildings, trees and other improvements as specified in rule 15(4) of the Land

Registration Rules, 1954: Shs. …………………………………..

 6. My address for service in Tanzania is: …………………………………………………………….

FIRST SCHEDULE

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SECOND SCHEDULE

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And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true and by

virtue of the Oaths and Statutory Declarations Act *(26) DECLARED at …………………………..

this ……………………. day of ……………………. 

Before me.

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Signature of Applicant

Beforeme: ……………………………………………………

(Signature) ……………………………………………………

(Qualification) ………………………………………………..