"Law 10" was heavily criticized by western media. Rebuilding the country would cause refugees to stay in their host countries, they lied. They assume every refugee is a real estate mogul and "forget" that many refugees did not leave their homes only but also their families. Many plots just have rubbles and have no value. However, it can be of great interest for owners to claim their property because after the reconstruction, they will be joint owner of whatever will be erected on their soil. To do so, they need to go to Syria or engage somebody to make the claim. For this the time frame of two months has been increased to a year.