Notaries involved in the conference of the World Bank on “Land and Poverty"


­­Mr. Lionel Galliez, french notaire spoke on " Inheritance and sustainability of land registries".­

The poor management of inheritance settlement brings negatives consequences: conflicts between inheritors, outdating of land records, and non-transferability of land rights in the formal system. If at first sight, inheritance mismanagement seems a very specific issue, but considering its negative effect it should deserve a detailed attention.
The factors mentioned above and the way to address them cannot be properly assessed without a framework of analysis.
Considering the technicality of the subject, it is preferable to describe first a standard process of inheritance settlement, and then to propose an assessment methodology.­

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