Nivel 1: Nacional

The Land Settlement Agency (LSA) was established by an Act of Parliament No. 25 of 1998, and commenced formal operations in 1999. The LSA now falls under the purview of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. Its mandate is to ”protect eligible squatters from being ejected off State Lands; to facilitate the acquisition of leasehold titles by both squatters and tenants in designated areas and, to provide for the establishment of land settlement areas”.