Factsheet: Agricultural Land Act

Agricultural Land Act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Agricultural Land Act (OG 39/13)
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Zakon o poljoprivrednom zemljištu (NN 39/13)
Description: 
Defines agricultural land, regulates agricultural land management, protection and usage of such land, land conversions and related fees, management of state-owned agricultural land etc. Agricultural land in Croatia is arable land, gardens, meadows, patures, orchards, olive trees, vineyards, fish farms, reeds, wetlands and other land that, with acceptable economic cost, can be put to the purpose of agricultural production. Forest land not covered with forest or land covered with initial or degradation forest types (maquia, garigue etc.) and which are suitable for agricultural production are also considered as agricultural land.
Goal/Aim: 
regulate agricultural land management and protection

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Agriculture

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2013