This Regulation regulates the activities of land reclamation, strengthens the administration of land reclamation and improves the social, economic and ecological benefits of land utilization.The Regulation provides for the formulation and contents of plans for the reclamation of land destroyed by production and construction activities, and makes provision for the reclamation of destroyed land left from history and land destroyed by natural disasters.The Regulation further provides for: applications for as-built inspections; incentive measures for land reclamation; legal liabilities; etc.
Implements: Land Administration Law of the People's Republic of China. (2004-08-28)
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For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the communists under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system that, while ensuring China's sovereignty, imposed strict controls over everyday life and cost the lives of tens of millions of people.