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PUBLIC LAND Definition & Legal Meaning

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Known in some counrires as crown land. This is land that belongs to the government who owns the title to the land. This land is not owned by a company or individual and the government decides its use. It can sell it to a company for development or it can develop it itself. It is often vacant land and is left vacant unless the governemrnt has a good reason to sell it.


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