Factsheet: Law on Agriculture

Law on Agriculture

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Law on Agriculture
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Zakon o zemedelstvi
Description: 
This Act sets out the basic legislative framework on agriculture. It aims at ensuring agricultural development so as to guarantee food security and availability of basic agricultural commodities. It sets out provisions to support agricultural activities, including rules on environmental protection. The Act also establishes procedures on compensation of damages caused to farmers. The Act is composed of the following articles: (1) Aim of the Act; (2) Supporting agriculture; (3) Protection of the agricultural market; (4) Providing information; (5) Compensation of damages; (6) Final provisions; (7) Entry into force.
Goal/Aim: 
- Regulate agricultural land management and protection. - Support agricultural activities, including rules on environmental protection.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Agriculture - Ministerstvo zemědělství

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1997
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2009