The present Ordinance regulates the implementation of the Federal Agricultural Lease Act of 4 October 1985, the Agriculture Act of 29 April 1998 and the Federal Soil Act of 4 October 1991. The purpose of the present Act is to enforce and complete the federal legislation on agriculture and rural soil, to ensure favourable conditions and to promote an environmental-friendly management. The text consists of 35 articles divided into 10 Parts as follows: Purpose and organization (1); Production, quality, marketing and insurance (2); Provisions on social issues (3); Structural improvements (4); Vocational training (5); Work contract (6); Agricultural lease (7); Rural soil legislation (8); Legal protection (9) .
Implemented by: Ordinance relating to the Introductory Agriculture Law. (2011-01-01)
Implemented by: Ordinance on monitoring and control of pests in agriculture. (2007-06-26)
Implements: Loi fédérale sur le bail à ferme agricole. (2014-01-01)
Implements: Loi fédérale sur l'agriculture (Loi sur l'agriculture, LAgr). (2017-01-01)
Implements: Loi fédérale sur le droit foncier rural (LDFR). (2014-01-01)
The FAO Legal Office provides in-house counsel in accordance with the Basic Texts of the Organization, gives legal advisory services to FAO members, assists in the formulation of