Factsheet: Act on Converting agricultural and forest lands

Act on Converting agricultural and forest lands

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act on conditions of converting agricultural and forest lands from ownership of the state to other persons and amending Act on the Land fund of the Czech Republic.
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Zakon o podminkach prevodu zemedelskych a lesnich pozemku z vlastnictvi statu na jine osoby a o zmene zakona o Pozemkovym fondu Ceske republiky.
Description: 
The first Section of this Act, which is composed of 20 articles, lays down conditions applicable to the transfer of agricultural and forest public lands. The second Section of the Act lays down some amendments to the Act on the Land Fund of the Czech Republic. This Act is amended in 2008. The act of 2008 amends five points of the Act on conditions of converting agricultural and forest lands from ownership of the state to other persons and amending Act on the Land fund of the Czech Republic. In particular, the Act amends conditions of selling agricultural land and forest land to self-employed farmers, land owners, corporate partners, members of cooperate bodies and beneficiaries.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate the conditions of selling agricultural land and forest land to self-employed farmers, land owners, corporate partners, members of cooperate bodies and beneficiaries.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Agriculture - Ministerstvo zemědělství

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1999
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2008