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

This Regional Law establishes that maximum land plot area of agricultural land allotted for farming shall not exceed 30 ha, while minimum land plot area allotted for farming shall vary from 0,25 ha to 2,7 ha depending upon availability of agricultural land and decision by local self-government.

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

Article 5 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Request submitted by a citizen for allotment of plot of land for individual housing construction must be accompanied by certificate of permanent residence of the citizen and children thereof on the territory of municipal unit to which the request is forwarded”.

Amends: Regional Law No. 250-KZ “On allotment of plots of land for individual housing construction”. (2013-09-27)

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

Article 2 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Regional Government shall be responsible for decision-making related to organization and conduct of auction for sale of plot of public land pertaining to the regional ownership, auction for the right to conclude lease contract or refusal to organize and conduct auction for the aforesaid land category”.

Amends: Regional Law No. 2693-ZPO “On regulation of land relations”. (2015-03-04)

Regulations
November 2015
Denmark
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Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
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Europe
Northern Europe

This Order establishes regulations with regard to the utilization of residues and soil for building and construction, as well as the use of sorted and uncontaminated construction waste.

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

This Regional Law delimits plenary powers between regional state bodies. Regional Legislative Assembly shall have the following competence: (a) law-making and enforcement of legislation in the sphere of land relations; (b) establishment of cases of allotment of land plots free of charge to citizens, grounds for refusal of such allotment and minimum and maximum dimensions of land area destined for such allotment; and (c) establishment of the modalities for transfer of land to the category of protected areas.

Legislation
November 2015
Dominica
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Bahrain
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Belize
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Papua New Guinea
Puerto Rico
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Sao Tome and Principe
Suriname
Sint Maarten
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Timor-Leste
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
British Virgin Islands
United States Virgin Islands
Vanuatu
Samoa
Americas
Caribbean

The Act amends the Aliens Landholding Regulation Act by inserting a new section 5A on obligations of aliens who acquire land under section 5. On acquiring land, under section 5 for an approved development the alien shall - (a) make an application for development permission under the Physical Planning Act, 2002 within six months of acquiring the land; and (b) commence construction of the approved development within one year of receipt of development permission under the Physical Planning Act, 2002.

Legislation
November 2015
Dominica
Aruba
Anguilla
American Samoa
Antigua and Barbuda
Bahrain
Bahamas
Belize
Barbados
Cook Islands
Comoros
Cape Verde
Cuba
Curaçao
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
Americas
Caribbean

This Act amends the Title by Registration Act by inserting the definition of “new qualifying project” in section 2 and the Fourth Schedule by adding a new paragraph three on land transfer registration fees.

Amends: Title by Registration Act (Cap. 56:50). (1992)

Legislation
November 2015
Peru
Americas
South America

La presente Ley deroga el Decreto Legislativo que modifica la Ley general del patrimonio cultural de la nación, en relación a la propiedad de bien cultural inmueble integrante del Patrimonio Cultural de la Nación de carácter prehispánico.

Revoca: Decreto Legislativo Nº 1.198 - Modifica la Ley Nº 28.296, Ley general del patrimonio cultural de la nación. (2015-09-21)

Legislation
November 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

This Act amends the Asset Recovery Act in various sections concerning, among other things: administrative arrangements, the investigative agency and the enforcement agency.

Amends: Asset Recovery Act (No. 9 of 2011). (2011-05-13)

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

Article 4 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Regional Government shall be responsible for the establishment of land charges in case of increase of land area in private ownership as a result of re-distribution of such plot of land and also of public land pertaining to regional ownership, and plots of public land with undelimited ownership”.

Amends: Regional Law No. 1743-OZ “On regulation of land relations”. (2015-04-30)

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