This Law, consisting of 22 articles, provides for agricultural soil preservation within the State of Paraná. The agricultural land is a National Patrimony and, consequently, it is under the responsibility of the State, the rightful owners, the temporary occupants and the community to preserve it, exercising in it the right of ownership or temporary possession with the limitations established in this agricultural land code of use. The use of agricultural land will only be allowed through land use planning, according to its capacity through the use of appropriate technology. It is under the responsibility of the State to determine the competent body for planning and defining the appropriate technology. The following actions shall be considered to be of public interest, as far as the exploitation of agricultural land is concerned: a) erosion control; b) desertification processes; c) dunes rehabilitation; d) avoid the practice of burning in areas of agricultural land; e) recover, maintain and improve the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of agricultural land; f) prevent silting of watercourses and catchment basins; g) adapt the location, construction and maintenance of irrigation canals and roads in general to conservation principles; h) avoid deforestation for agriculture and promote reforestation in these areas, if already deforested.
Implemented by: Decree No. 6.120/1985 regulating Law No. 8.014/1984 on agricultural soil preservation within the State of Paraná. (1985-08-13)