The President, with a view of improvement of regulation of land relations and carrying out state control over land management and protection, decrees to set up land survey services within local executive bodies entrusted with the following functions: (a) state control over land management and protection, execution and quality control of land survey and land cadastre work; (b) expropriation and allotment of the plots of land; (c) enforcement of land legislation; (d) submittal to tax inspection of data related to land ownership by natural and legal persons; and (e) exposure of abandoned land.
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Gnetii, Vsevolod (CONSLEGB)
After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR, Belarus attained its independence in 1991. It has retained closer political and economic ties to Russia than have any of the other former Soviet republics. Belarus and Russia signed a treaty on a two-state union on 8 December 1999 envisioning greater political and economic integration. Although Belarus agreed to a framework to carry out the accord, serious implementation has yet to take place.
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