At the Same Time, Israel EstablishedA new System of Split Ownership
The “Israel Lands” system resembles the Ottoman
system, with a number of differences:
•Different type of “state ownership”
- Officially, 3owners; practically, 2 owners.
Full ownership (
) held by thestate, limited by leases.
Different land categories
No longer miri, mulk,
matruka, etc., rather “agricultural land,” “public
land,” and “reserved land,” with full ILA control of
land-use changes for agricultural land, based onpolicy established in 1965.