This Law establishes legal, economic and social grounds for land protection with a view of ensuring rational land tenure, soil rehabilitation and improvement, conservation of ecological functions of soil and environmental protection. Object of particular land protection shall be total land cover (soil) within the national boundaries of Ukraine. Basic principles of land protection shall be as follows: (a) ensuring land (soil) protection as the principal national wealth of the Ukrainian people; (b) priority of requirements of environmental security and land tenure as natural resource and basic means of production of agricultural commodities; (c) compensation of damages caused by the infringement of the national legislation on land protection; (d) rate setting and limitation of impact of economic activities on soil; (e) combination of the arrangements of economic incentives and legal responsibility in the sphere of land protection; and (f) public participation and transparency in the sphere of land protection.
Autores y editores
Vsevolod Gnetii (CONSLEGB)