This Law establishes legal and organizational grounds for activities in the sphere of land survey and is aimed at regulation of relations between state bodies, local government, legal and natural persons with a view of ensuring stable development of land tenure. Land survey shall ensure: (a) implementation of state policy related to land tenure and protection of land; (b) release of information for legal, economic, ecological and land-use planning mechanisms for regulation of land relations at the national, regional, local and economic levels; (c) establishment and distribution between administrative and territorial units of protected areas, recreational land, land of historical and cultural heritage, and distribution of the plots of land between land owners and land tenants; (d) planning of rational land tenure and land management; (e) organization of the territory of agricultural enterprises with a view of optimization of agricultural land management; and (f) access to information related to land quality and land areas, state thereof and other data required for keeping state land cadastre, land monitoring and state control over use and protection of land.
Authors and Publishers
Vsevolod Gnetii (CONSLEGB)
Ukraine was the center of the first eastern Slavic state, Kyivan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe. Weakened by internecine quarrels and Mongol invasions, Kyivan Rus was incorporated into the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and eventually into the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The cultural and religious legacy of Kyivan Rus laid the foundation for Ukrainian nationalism through subsequent centuries. A new Ukrainian state, the Cossack Hetmanate, was established during the mid-17th century after an uprising against the Poles.