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The present Act lays down provisions relating to land consolidation. Article 1 establishes that to improve production, working conditions in agriculture and forestry, as well as to improve general land use planning and land development, owned land may be consolidated. This is executed by means of official procedures within a certain area with the participation of the totality of land owners and competent authorities. The implementation of land consolidation shall be given top priority by the Länder. Accordingly, they shall appoint the competent organs. The text consists of 159 articles divided into 13 Parts as follows: Basis of land consolidation (I); Participants and their rights (II); Re-organization of the area to be consolidated (III); Special provisions (IV); Accelerated proceedings for consolidation (V); Voluntary change of land (VI); Connection between land consolidation proceedings, accelerated consolidation proceedings and voluntary exchange of land (VII); Costs (VIII); General provisions on proceedings (IX); Legal remedy proceedings (X); Termination of land consolidation proceedings (XI); Legal status of participants at the end of the proceedings (XII); Final and transitional provisions (XIII).

Implemented by: Land Consolidation Act Implementing Law. (2008-08-01)
Implemented by: Land Consolidation Act Implementing Law. (2011-12-20)
Implemented by: Saarland Law implementing the Land Consolidation Act. (2007-11-21)
Implemented by: Thüringen Ordinance on competences of land re-arrangement authorities. (2012-06-06)
Amended by: Sixth Act amending the Administrative Ordinance and other Acts. (1996-11-01)

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