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Regulations
December 2015
Mauritius
Aruba
Anguilla
American Samoa
Antigua and Barbuda
Bahrain
Bahamas
Belize
Barbados
Cook Islands
Comoros
Cape Verde
Cuba
Curaçao
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Fiji
Micronesia
Guinea-Bissau
Grenada
Guam
Guyana
Haiti
Jamaica
Kiribati
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Montserrat
New Caledonia
Niue
Nauru
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Puerto Rico
French Polynesia
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Sao Tome and Principe
Suriname
Sint Maarten
Seychelles
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
British Virgin Islands
United States Virgin Islands
Vanuatu
Samoa
Africa
Eastern Africa

These Regulations, made by the Minister under sections 117(2A) and 162 of the Local Government Act, exempts a person who intends to carry out a classified trade from applying for a Building and Land Use Permit, provided that the activities in relation to that trade — (a) do not require — (i) the construction or demolition of a building; or (ii) extensive alterations, additions or repairs to an existing building; and (b) do not result in specified nuisances. "Classified trade" includes, among other things, self-employed manufacturer of food items and retail sale of food.

Regulations
December 2015
Australia
Oceania

These Regulations, consisting of seven sections, are made under section 107 of the Land Tax Act 2005.

Legislation
December 2015
Zambia
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Burundi
Burkina Faso
Bolivia
Bhutan
Botswana
Central African Republic
Ethiopia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Lesotho
Moldova
Macedonia
Mali
Mongolia
Malawi
Niger
Nepal
Paraguay
Rwanda
South Sudan
Swaziland
Chad
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uganda
Uzbekistan
Zimbabwe
Africa
Eastern Africa

This Act amends the Property Transfer Tax Act in section 3, 4 and 6. In section a minor amendment is made concerning delegation of functions and powers of Commissioner. The amendment of section 4 concerns the rate of tax in respect of a mining right or an interest in the mining right in and respect of land. Section 6 is amended in provisions concerning exemption from the provisions of this Act of any public benefit organisation or trust listed as such under the Income Tax Act.

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

Legislation
December 2015
Russia
Armenia
Belarus
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Moldova
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Eastern Europe
Europe

Article 12.2 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Plot or plots of land, indicated in land-use planning scheme or on cadastre map of the territory, shall be formed as a result of consolidation of land plots pertaining to various land categories, except for cases envisaged by the federal legislation”.

Amends: Regional Law No. 601-III “On land”. (2009-07-13)

Legislation
December 2015
Russia
Armenia
Belarus
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Moldova
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Eastern Europe
Europe

Article 12.1 shall be amended to add the following wording: “In the protected areas of regional significance, managed by state institutions, state supervision in the sphere of protection and management of protected areas shall also be performed by the officials of the aforesaid institutions that have the status of state environmental inspectors”.

Amends: Regional Law No. 1438-III “On protected areas”. (2007-09-07)

Regulations
December 2015
Ireland
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Germany
Denmark
Spain
Estonia
Finland
France
United Kingdom
Greece
Croatia
Hungary
Italy
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Latvia
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Sweden
Europe
Northern Europe

These Regulations, made by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine in exercise of the powers conferred on him or her by section 12 of the Land Commission (Dissolution) Act 1992, provide for the transfer of accounts held in the name of the former Irish Land Commission to be transferred into the accounts of the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Legislation
December 2015
Russia
Armenia
Belarus
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Moldova
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Eastern Europe
Europe

This Regional Law establishes that state cadastre land valuation shall be conducted by decision of local government of city districts and municipal units within the boundaries of a given municipal unit. The modalities of state cadastre valuation of land shall be performed by decision of the regional administration.

Regulations
December 2015
Albania
Europe
Southern Europe

This Regulation 1043 of 2015 amends and supplements articles 25 and 45 of Regulation 408 of 2015 dealing mostly with buildings higher than six floors. The construction permits for these buildings will be issued by the local authorities after the National Council of Territory submits a no-objection for such construction within 10 days of application.

Amends: Regulation No. 408 date 13.5.2015 approving the territory planning and development regulation. (2015-05-13)

Regulations
December 2015
Uzbekistan
Armenia
Belarus
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Moldova
Russia
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Afghanistan
Azerbaijan
Burundi
Burkina Faso
Bolivia
Bhutan
Botswana
Central African Republic
Ethiopia
Laos
Lesotho
Macedonia
Mali
Mongolia
Malawi
Niger
Nepal
Paraguay
Rwanda
South Sudan
Swaziland
Chad
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Asia
Central Asia

The Premier decrees that beginning from 1 January 2016 allotment of land plots for farming and expropriation thereof shall be performed by decision of local government in accordance with the opinions expressed by territorial councils of farmers and commissions for examination of applications for allotment of land plots for farming.

Regulations
December 2015
Colombia
Americas
South America

La presente Resolución delega la función de conocimiento y cartografía geológica del subsuelo en la Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH), y delega en el Servicio Geológico Colombiano las funciones relacionadas con el conocimiento y cartografía geológica del subsuelo colombiano, excepto las delegadas a la ANH. La supervisión y el seguimiento de las funciones que por este acto se delegan estarán a cargo de las Direcciones de Minería Empresarial y de Hidrocarburos, cada una dentro de los sectores que les corresponde.

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