Factsheet: Land Code of Ukraine

Land Code of Ukraine

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Land Code of Ukraine
Description: 
In the new Land Code of Ukraine, approved by the Ukrainian Parliament in October 2001, private land ownership was legally enabled. Parliamentary adoption of new Land Code caused the necessity to change the Forest Code of Ukraine (1994). According to the Land Code, the forest plots with area less than 5 ha can become private and private forests can be planted on the private non-fertile lands.
Goal/Aim: 
Enabling private land ownership (including forests). Regulates forestry management.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
State Committee of Forestry of Ukraine

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2001