This Act is composed of 35 articles divided into eight Chapters. It aims at establishing the terms under which the creation, exercise, modification, transfer and termination of the right of land use and benefit operates. It regulates ownership of the land and public domain, the right of use and benefit of land, powers and responsibilities of the concerned public bodies. In particular, it defines obligations to be fulfilled by foreign or national entities, as well as fees to be paid in order to obtain a licence for land exploitation.
Implemented by: Decree No. 53/2011 approving the model form for obtaining a Special Licence for activity to be carried out within Conservation Areas. (2011-10-25)
Implemented by: Decree No. 66/98 on Land Law Regulations. (1998-12-08)
Implemented by: Decree No. 42/2010 creating the Consulting Forum on Land. (2010-10-20)
Implemented by: Decree No. 36/2001 defining the limits of the Partial Protection Area along the corridor of the Gas pipeline. (2001-11-20)
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