This Circular establishes the procedure for land declaration and registration, the compilation of cadastral dossiers and the granting of land tenure certificates. General provisions contained in Part I regard the following: (a) organizations and individuals to apply for, and categories of land subject to, land declaration and registration; (b) conditions for land registration and compilation of cadastral dossiers; (c) form of land tenure certificates (LTCs) and modalities of granting; (d) competencies of the People's Committees of communes, wards or townships to examine, approve and grant land tenure certificates. Part II sets out the procedure for registering land and granting land tenure certificates (objects and scope of application, composition of the Land Registration Boards, procedure for approval by the People's Committees at the competent levels). Part III establishes the form of the certificates, which must be in writing, and their contents as well. Part IV deals with the compilation and management of land administration dossiers, which must include: (a) cadastral maps with co-ordinates; (b) cadastral book; (c) land statistical book; (d) land-related change monitoring book; (e) land tenure certificate-granting book; (f) forms of statistics of land areas. The People's Committees of the provinces and cities under the Central Government shall determine policies, solutions and plans for the implementation of the principals laid down in this Circular.
Implements: Directive No. 10/1998/CT-TTg on stepping up and completing the assignment of land and the granting of agricultural land tenure certificates. (1998-02-20)