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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Estonia, Europe, Northern Europe

    The Land Reform Act determines the bases for restructuring relations regarding land (land reform). Based on the continuity of rights of former owners and the interests of current land users that are protected by law, and to establish preconditions for more effective use of land, the objective of land reform is to transform relations based on state ownership of land into relations primarily based on private ownership of land.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Lithuania, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act lays down basic provisions on land tenure, both urban and rural. land can be owned only by Lithuanian citizens, or by the State (art. 3). Private ownership of land conveys certain standard rights and privileges, amounting to the free and unimpeded enjoyment and disposition of the owner's property (art. 7). Usufructury rights accrue to the leaseholders of private and State-owned land (art. 8).

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    An Act to make provision for the improved control of pollution arising from certain industrial and other processes [...]

    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    An Act to make provision for the improved control of pollution arising from certain industrial and other processes; to re-enact the provisions of the Control of Pollution Act 1974 relating to waste on land with modifications as respects the functions of the regulatory and other authorities concerned in the collection and disposal of waste and to make further provision in relation to such waste; to restate the law defining statutory nuisances and improve the summary procedures for dealing with them, to provide for the termination of the existing controls over offensive trades or businesses a

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Estonia, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Law regulates property relations in the Republic of Estonia by defining owners, the forms of ownership, the grounds for origination of the right of ownership, and the principles of exercising and protecting the rights of ownership (art. 1). Ownership may be in the form of "personal property of a legal person", municipal property or state property (art. 2). Other forms of property may be established by law. Article 3 provides for common property. The remaining provisions of Part I ("General provisions") deal with the right of property and the protection of the right of property.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Estonia, Europe, Northern Europe

    "Land amelioration" is defined in section 2 as "the drainage, irrigation or double-purpose regulation of water conditions, also the application of agromeliorative or land cultivation measures". Another key term used in this Law, "Amelioration System" (abbreviated "AS") is defined as "the complex of buildings and constructions for drainage, irrigation or double regulation of water conditions". This Law makes provisions in 25 sections for the construction, ownership, use and maintenance of Amelioration Systems and the creation of Amelioration Associations.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Estonia, Europe, Northern Europe

    The purpose of this Law is to provide for the protection and management of coast, shore and bank areas. Protection and management shall be based on principles of sustainable development and preservation of biological diversity (art. 1). Article 2 defines coasts, shores and banks as land areas bordering the sea, lakes, rivers, reservoirs and water courses, which for the purposes of this Law start at the "mean" water level line (art. 2).

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Estonia, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act is divided into 8 Parts as follows: General (I); Possession and land register (II); Ownership (III); Servitudes (IV); Real encumbrances (V); Building leases (VI); Right of pre-emption (VII); Right of security (VIII); Implementation of Act (IX).This Law provides for real rights, their content, creation and extinguishment and is the basis for other laws regulating real rights (art. 1). Real rights are defined as "the right of ownership, restricted real rights (servitudes, real encumbrances, building leases, right of pre-emption and the right of security).

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Lithuania, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Law makes provision for the legal registration of land, buildings, structures and other real property ,the status of the Real Property Register of the Republic of, the establishment of this register, its record-keeping, reorganization and liquidation, the rights, duties and liability of the institutions managing the Real Property Register. Keeping of the Real Property Register shall be the responsibility of county governors. The Real Property Register shall be kept by district and municipal subdivisions of county governor administration.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Lithuania, Europe, Northern Europe

    In implementing the provisions of Article 47, paragraph 2, of the Constitution, this Law establishes the subjects which may be permitted to acquire into ownership non-agricultural land plots for conducting in Lithuania activities provided for in this Law; conditions, procedure and restrictions in compliance with which the subjects established by this Law may acquire into ownership a plot of land; grounds for determining the size of the land plot being acquired into ownership.

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    An Act to consolidate the Forestry Act 1919 to 1963 with corrections and improvements made under the Consolidation of Enactments (Procedure) Act 1949.

    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act, governing forestry contains, after amendments made to it, virtually all statute law relating to forestry in the Great Britain. The provisions of the Act concentrate almost exclusively on forestry administration and related matters and the powers of an authority here continued, the Forestry Commissioners, to control felling. The Commissioners, established by the 1919 Forestry Act, are charged with the general duty of promoting the interests of Forestry, with the development of afforestation and the production and supply of timber and other forest products in Great Britain (sect.

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