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Ukraine gets new land cadastre law

Ukraine: Victor Yanukovych, President of Ukraine signed a draft, Law #8077 ‘On the State Land Cadastre’. According to experts, this new law will pave ways to lift ban on purchases and sales of agricultural lands. Approval of the law was one of the prerequisites to lift the ban.

In addition, the law provides a legal, economic and organisational framework to activities of the State Land Cadastre.

The State Land Cadastre represents a unified state geographic system of data on lands located within Ukraine as well as data on quantitative and qualitative valuation of lands.

The State Land Cadastre includes the following data on lands within the boundaries of territories of administrative and territorial units (Autonomous Republic of Crimea, oblasts, cities of Kyiv and Sevastopol, rayons, cities, towns, villages, and city rayons):

– Name of the administrative and territorial unit;
– Description of boundaries of the administrative and territorial unit;
– Size of lands within the boundaries of the administrative and territorial unit;
– Full name of adjacent administrative and territorial units;
– Information on documents representing the ground for establishing or changing the boundaries of administrative and territorial units;
– Information on categories of lands within the administrative and territorial unit.

The scope of information of the State Land Cadastre about the qualitative features of the lands within the territory of the administrative and territorial unit shall be established by the Procedures on Maintenance of the State Land Cadastre.

Source: eurogeographics & AUC