The present Act lays down provisions relating to land consolidations. Article 1 establishes that to improve production and working conditions in agriculture and forestry, as well as to improve general land use planning and land development, owned land may be consolidated. Part I dealing with consolidation, division and regulations is divided into 3 chapters as follows: Consolidation of agricultural and forestry parcels (I); Organization of legal and economic aspects of estates in joint tenancy, subject of divisions and regulations (II); Authorities and general provisions on proceedings, competent agrarian authorities (III). Part two concerns land consolidation; and Part three contains principles on land division in Burgenland. The text consists of 59 articles divided into 3 Parts.