Decree Law No. 7 of 1970 regulating the development of lands. | Land Portal

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This Decree Law is composed of 11 articles and 1 Annex. Article 1 gives terms and definitions. Article 2 imposes upon landowners to obtain previous permits for the development of lands. Articles 3 to 6 deal with procedures for forwarding applications to the Planning and Coordination Council for the development of lands, in particular: applications should be provided with necessary documents and plans; the validity of permits is 6 months; the Council may approve, reject or modify projects for the development of lands; and, eventual complaints or appeals against the decisions of the Council shall be presented to the Council of State. Articles 6 and 9 contain offences and penalties.

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