This Regulation is enacted in accordance with the Land Administration Law of the People's Republic of China. The Text consists of 46 Articles divided into 8 Chapters: General Provisions(I); Land Ownership and Use Right(II); Overall Planning for Land Utilization(III); Cultivated Land Protection(IV); Land for Construction Purposes (V); Supervision and Examination (VI); Legal Responsibilities(VII); Supplementary Provisions (VIII).The state practises the system of land registration and certificate issuance according to law. Land ownership and land use right registered according to law are protected by law (art.3). The national overall planning for land utilization shall be compiled by the competent department of land administration under the State Council. The planning duration of overall planning for land utilization shall generally be 15 years. Competent departments of land administration of people's governments above the county level should, in conjunction with the departments concerned at the same level, conduct land survey. Land survey should contain the following contents: (1)land ownership; (2)state of land utilization; and (3)conditions of land.
Implements: Land Administration Law of the People's Republic of China. (2004-08-28)
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