Restitution of property

Repressive regimes during the XX century attempted against private properties through the adoption of confiscation policies and forced nationalizations against their righteous owners. In this sense, restitution refers to the procedures aimed at the return of confiscated and stolen property to their legitimate owners or descendents or the recognition of compensations.

In this section, you will find which countries have adopted official policies on restitution of confiscated properties. By clicking in each country, information on the legislation on restitution will be displayed below the map.