The Act regulates simplified procedure for proving unlawfulness of expropriation of property in Estonia. If a natural person having been the owner of property was forced to abandon his or her property during the period between 16 June 1940 and 1 January 1954 due to escaping from his or her place of residence or the location of property or in connection with refusing to return to Estonia while staying abroad, the property must be deemed to be abandoned due to a real danger of repression.
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Library ResourceLegislationDecember, 1991Estonia
Library ResourceLegislationDecember, 1993Estonia
The Act regulates return of and compensation for land expropriated for USSR Military Bases in Estonia. It stipulates that the land expropriated by the Republic of Estonia during the period between September 1939 and 23 July 1940 for USSR military bases shall be returned or compensated for to the persons whose land was expropriated or to the successors thereof, regardless of the manner in which the land was expropriated. Such land must be returned with all the buildings and structures situated on the land at the time of expropriation, if they have preserved.
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