The scope of this Law shall be to regulate relations in the sphere of topographic, geodetic and cartographic activity, including distant zoning of the Earth, land-use planning, cartographic monitoring and land survey, with a view of provision of the state and the citizens with the outcome of geodetic and cartographic activity. Geodetic and cartographic activity shall be performed by certified geodetic engineers that shall be liable for the outcome thereof. Results of geodetic and cartographic activity shall be mapped graphically and shall comply with the established standards. National geodetic and cartographic fund shall include Public geodetic and cartographic fund, and regional and departmental geodetic and cartographic funds.
Amended by: Law No. 367-VII amending Law No. 353-XIV “On geodetic and topographic activity”. (2013-07-02)
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Vsevolod Gnetii (CONSLEGB)
Ukraine was the center of the first eastern Slavic state, Kyivan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe. Weakened by internecine quarrels and Mongol invasions, Kyivan Rus was incorporated into the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and eventually into the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The cultural and religious legacy of Kyivan Rus laid the foundation for Ukrainian nationalism through subsequent centuries. A new Ukrainian state, the Cossack Hetmanate, was established during the mid-17th century after an uprising against the Poles.
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