Factsheet: Protection of agricultural and forest land

Protection of agricultural and forest land

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
The Act on Protection of Agriculture and Forest Land, of 3 February 1995
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Ustawa z dnia 3 lutego 1995 r. o ochronie gruntów rolnych i leśnych.
Description: 
Protection of agricultural land consists of: limiting diverted for non-agricultural or non-forest; preventing degradation processes and devastation of agricultural land and damage to agricultural production, arising as a result of non-agricultural activities; the rehabilitation and development of land for agricultural purposes; maintaining the bogs and ponds as natural bodies of water. Protection of forest land consists of: limiting diverted to non-forest purposes or non-agricultural; preventing degradation processes and devastation of forest land and damage to stands and forest production, arising as a result of non-forest activities; restore the value in use land that has lost its character of forest land due to non-forest activities; improving their value in use and the prevention of lowering their productivity
Goal/Aim: 
Protection of agricultural and forest land

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1995