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This Decree makes several changes in Articles 4 and 5 regarding electronic registration systems and repeals Article 3 and Paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 of Article 4. Furthermore this Decree amends Paragraph 1 of Article 4, which now reads “The reports include information on the quantity, quality and land use characteristics of lands (including irrigated land plots), as well as land ownership, use and lease."
Amends: Ministerial Decree No. 94 on approval of the regulation on state land cadastre. (1999-06-07)
This Decree aims at compliance with sanitary and phytosanitary regulations, protection of plant species, efficient use of green areas and prevention of soil degradation. It sets forth principles and procedures of restoration, expansion, creation and improvement of green areas. The Decree shall not apply to green areas in forest lands, private lands, protected areas and in agricultural land.
This Decree sets forth principles and procedures of provision of planting materials, equipment and all mechanical and chemical means necessary for cultivation to the community, municipalities and civil society organizations on a complimentary basis. This Decree sets forth provisions on cadastral information, sustainable use, planting materials, protection of environment, land-use planning, soil conservation, pollution control and sanctions.
Implements: Law No. 957-IVQ on conservation of greens. (2014-05-02)
This Decree sets forth provisions on land classification, cadastral information system, change in the category of agricultural land and pastures, change in the category of lands affected by radioactive and chemical contamination and degraded by natural hazards, expansion of lands in forests and protected areas, and the procedures and principles for the change in the category of land. This Decree shall apply to agricultural land under the condition that the intended purpose does not change.
This Decree aims at preserving green areas and providing landslide safety during construction. In order to determine the best construction site in cities, urban green spaces shall be mapped on paper and in electronic form. The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the State Committee for Urban Planning and the State Committee for Construction and Architecture shall publish electronic maps of urban green spaces and landslide site on their official website after approved by the Council of Ministers.
This Decree states that as a result of survey carried out by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, maps determining the geographic coordinates of areas under risk of landslides shall be approved. Furthermore this Decree underlines that construction works are prohibited in these areas, except for construction projects approved by the local authorities. Approved maps are attached to this Decree.
Implements: Ministerial Decree No. 56 on measures for determining the geographical coordinates of areas under risk of landslides. (2015-03-05)
This Law sets forth principles and procedures of registration and demarcation of land, and the duties and authorities of the state agencies and municipalities in this respect. The Law consists of 15 Articles and 4 Sections. It contains provisions on principles of land structure and land administration, land registration, demarcation of land borders, nomenclature and classification of land, establishment of administrative units for land management, land use planning, land registry, and sanctions.
The constitution was drafted by a Constitutional Commission and approved by the Supreme Soviet. It was ratified by 91.9% of voters in a popular referendum.
The Collegium of the State Land Committee was established on 13 February 1998 upon the Ministerial Decree № 25. By this Decree, number and composition of members of the Collegium are reapproved by the Council of Ministers. The Collegium shall be composed of 15 members and the Chairman of the State Land Committee shall chair the Collegium.
This Decree states that carrying out state cadastre of protected areas and objects aims at a) strengthening state control and protecting natural reserve fund, b) preparing plans for economic and social development, land management, urban planning and environmental expertise, and c) data collection and systematization, analysis of the efficiency of the current situation and provide information for national, regional and local authorities, ministries, organizations and other real and legal persons.