Examines the cultural issues considered in relation to compulsorypurchase by the courts in Ghana and comments on the interpretationscurrently placed on such cases by the courts. Notes that in Ghana thecontentious issue is often not the amount of compensation due but who isentitled to that compensation. Concludes that rights in customary landlaw will tend to fade away as the nature of the use to which the land isput becomes more permanent.
Journal of Property Valuation and Investment – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1991