Legislation | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

With the legislation subcategory, the Land Portal identifies any formal laws on a national level. A formal law is enacted by an official legislator and/or through an official procedure.

Legislation
February 1995
Estonia

This Act provides a basis for the procedure of all expropriation of immovable property including "restricted real rights". Expropriation" is defined in section 2 as "the transfer of an immovable without the consent of the owner in the public interest for fair and immediate compensation".

Legislation
May 2001
Brazil

This Act includes article 21-A to Act No. 8.171 concerning agricultural policy. New article defines the areas subjet to the desertification process within the national territory. Such areas may be exploited only by applying an adequate management plan and by using new technologies in order to stop the desertification process and to improve the deserted areas.

Legislation
December 1992
China

This Law is enacted to strengthen the administration of the surveying and mapping undertaking, promote its development, ensure that it renders service to the development of national economy, building up of national defence, progress of the society as well as ecological protection, and safeguard the security of national geospatial information.The State exercises a graded administrative system ov

Legislation
September 2006
Latvia

The Law determines principles for land use planning in Latvia. Its purpose is to promote the arrangement of land properties and a sustainable utilisation of the land resources, by determining types of land use planning work, implementation provisions, and the tasks and duties of persons involved in a land use planning.

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