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. According to the Law, land use planning includes the development of a land use planning project; and the specification of types of land use.
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Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2006Latvia
Library ResourceRegulationsMay, 2006China
The Regulations are formulated in accordance with the Surveying and Mapping Law of the People's Republic of China, for the purpose of enhancing the administration of surveying and mapping results, safeguarding national security, promoting the use of surveying and mapping results.The administrative department for surveying and mapping under the State Council shall be in charge of the unified administration of the surveying and mapping results nationwide.
Library ResourceLegislationDecember, 2006Zimbabwe
This Act concerns measures to prevent and correct unlawful occupancy of gazetted land and related matters. "Gazetted land" is agricultural land required for resettlement purposes. “Resettlement land” means land identified as resettlement land under the Rural District Councils Act. Persons unlawfully holding, using or occupying gazetted land shall cease to do so in accordance with this Act and may be awarded compensation for improvements effected on the land before its acquisition.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2006Turkey
Turkey’s National Action Program on Combating Desertification is a national policy with a cross-sectoral approach.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2006Uganda
It is against inappropriate decisions in the allocation of land use activities that are manifested, among others, in form of: land degradation, mainly soil erosion, loss of vegetation cover; loss of biological diversity, wetlands degradation, pollution, uncontrolled urban development, conflicts over land use, and reduced land productivity that government committed resources for the preparation of this National Land Use Policy.The policy aims to support the national objectives on poverty eradication and economic growth while at the same time ensuring sustainable utilisation of natural resour
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2007Guernsey
This Ordinance makes provision with respect to transitional and saving arrangements consequential upon the enactment of the Land Planning and Development (Guernsey) Law, 2005 and consequential upon the repeal of selected provisions by that Law. Transitional and saving arrangements concern, among other things, applications for planning permission, appeals, various development plans, grant of permissions and preliminary declarations.
Implements: Land Planning and Development (Guernsey) Law, 2005. (2011-03-10)
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJune, 2006Nigeria
The overall objective of the present national cross-sectoral Forest Policy is to achieve sustainable forest management that would ensure sustainable increases in the economic, social and environmental benefits from forests and trees for the present and future generation including the poor and the vulnerable groups.
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2007Tanzania
These Regulations, made by the Minister of State under sections 143, 144 and 230 of the Environmental Management Act, concern soil pollution and soil quality standards and provide with respect to a soil protection permit and compliance system. They also concern measures of enforcement.
Library ResourceLegislationMarch, 2006Saint Lucia
The provisions of this Act shall apply only to land, interests in land, or dealings in land, registered under this Act. This Act sets forth organization, administration, duties, authorities and responsibilities of the Land Registry and registrars. A Registrar of Lands shall be appointed by the Public Service Commission to manage the Land Registry in accordance with this Act. The Land Registry includes a register in respect of every parcel which has been adjudicated in accordance with the Land Adjudication Act and a register in respect of each lease required by this Act to be registered.
Library ResourceLegislationNovember, 2006Australia
This Act transfers certain State forest and Crown lands to the national park estate, makes provision with respect to special areas under the Hunter Water Act 1991 and sets apart areas in State forests as flora reserves.
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