Lagos State Passes New Land Use Charge Law

On Monday 29 January, 2018, the Lagos State House of Assembly (LSHA) passed into law the Land Use Charge Bill 2017. The objective of the law is to provide for the consolidation of Property and Land based charges and make provisions for the levying and collection of Land Use Charge in Lagos State and for connected purposes.

Consequent upon the passage of the Land Use Charge Bill by the LSHA, the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode signed the Bill into law. The new Land Use Charge Law (LUCL) 2017 has repealed Land Use Charge Law, 2001 which was applicable to real properties in Lagos State.

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