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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 treaties on food and agriculture, for which the Director-General acts as Depositary, publishes legal studies and maintains a database (FAOLEX) of national legislation and international agreements concerning food and agriculture (including fisheries, forestry and water).

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Regulations
December 2017
Georgia

The Resolution lays down health rules for animal products, animal waste and by-products not intended for human consumption, and rules for certification of business operators dealing with such products.

Legislation
December 2017
Peru

La presente Ley establece medidas complementarias para la promoción del acceso a la propiedad formal y otorga nuevas facultades al Organismo de Formalización de la Propiedad Informal (COFOPRI), con la finalidad de permitir que la población de menores recursos económicos acceda a la formalización de sus predios, mediante mecanismos técnicos y legales de carácter simplificado y en menores plazos.

Legislation
December 2017
Lithuania

Article 7 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Article 7. Management, use and disposal of state land by trust.

Regulations
December 2017
Ireland

These Regulations give effect to Ireland's 4th Nitrates Action Programme, and provide statutory support for good agricultural practice to protect waters against pollution from agricultural sources and include measures such as periods when land application of fertilisers is prohibited, limits on the land application of fertilisers, storage requirements for livestock manure, and monitoring o

Regulations
December 2017
United Kingdom

These Regulations amend the Town and Country Planning (Permission in Principle) Order 2017 to allow local planning authorities to grant permission in principle for development the main purpose of which is housing development on an application to the authority in accordance with provisions inserted into that Order by this instrument.

Legislation
December 2017
Zambia

This Act amends the Property Transfer Tax Act in section 2, 4, 5 and 11. In section a definition of "intellectual property is inserted. Other amendments concern valuation of property, also of mining rights. A new section (12B) concerning disclosure of information on relationship between companies.

Amends: Property Transfer Tax Act (Cap. 340). (2005)

Regulations
December 2017
Australia

This Regulation, consisting of 21 sections divided into six Parts and completed by five Schedules, establishes the requirements contracts for sale of land within the New South Wales territory.

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