Law of Ukraine

On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine in the Sphere of Land Relations to Simplify the Procedure of Land Plot Allocation

Date of entry into force:
July 27, 2013

The Law excludes from Article 15 of the Land Code of Ukraine (hereinafter referred to as Code) the provision according to which the authority of the central executive authority that provides for creation of state policy in the sphere of land relations includes management of state-owned agricultural lands according to the authority determined by the Code.

According to the changes to Article 15 of the Code, the authority the central executive authority that provides for creation of state policy in the sphere of land relations includes, in particular:
  • taking part in state regulation of territory planning (amended to as well as in demarcation of state- and municipal-owned lands);
  • management of state-owned land in the scope determined by the Code.

The new version of part 8, Article 151 of the Code envisages that the respective executive authority, the Verkhovna Rada of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, or the body of local self-government, according to the scope of their authority, within one week of the registration of application, shall forward:
  • the original application, with attachments, to the central executive authority that provides for creation of state policy in the sphere of land relations at the location of the land plot;
  • a copy of the application and attachments, to the organizational unit of the district state administration in the sphere of urban development and architecture, and if the city is not included to a specific district, to the executive authority of the city council in the sphere of urban development and architecture; and in case such authority has not been created, to the executive authority of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in the issues of urban development and architecture, or the organizational unit of the regional state administration in the issues of urban development and architecture.
The above authorities, within 10 days of receiving the application, shall provide the respective executive authority, the Verkhovna Rada of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, or the body of local self-government with the opinion on the approval of the object site, or the refusal to issue such approval.

The Law amends Article 186-1 of the Code to clarify the authority of the executive authorities in the part of approving land management projects related to land plot allocation.

The Law also makes appropriate amendments to the Forest Code of Ukraine, the Water Code of Ukraine, and the Laws of Ukraine On Land Management, On the State Land Cadastre, On Protection of Cultural Heritage and On City State Administrations.
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