The Law regulates planning, protection, control, care and proper use of agricultural land and soil, supervision over correct application of this Law, development and other questions that are essential for use and share of agricultural lands as a common interest good.This Law creates the Directing Commission for Agricultural Land, as a group inside the Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Forestry and Water Management, which shall be responsible for carrying out the provisions of this Law.The Law consists of 11 Chapters, divided into 96 articles: General provisions (I); Planning of protection, care and use of agricultural land (II); Protection of agricultural land (III); Organization of agricultural land(IV); Use of agricultural land (V); Electronic index of agricultural land (VI); Agriculture land Commission (VII); Extraordinary acts permissions (VIII); Supervision (IX); Penalties (X); Transitional and final provisions (XI).The owner of agricultural land cannot be a foreign citizen or legal representative.
Implemented by: Regulation on the conditions and procedure of leasing and the use of state-owned agricultural land. (2017)
Implemented by: Regulation on the programme of protection works, development and use of agricultural land for the year 2015. (2015-02-27)
Implemented by: Regulation on the conditions, methods and procedures for exercising the right to priority lease, criteria for determining the amount of rent for lease priority right, as well as the documentation submitted with the request for the exercise of the priority right to lease. (2018-04-19)
Amended by: Law amending the Law on agricultural land. (2009-06)
Amended by: Law amending the Law on agricultural land. (2015-12)
Amended by: Law amending the Law on agricultural land. (2017-08-29)