Factsheet: Agri land

Agri land

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Law Amending the Law on Soil Preservation and Land Utilization and the Law on Pastures
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Toprak Koruma ve Arazi Kullanımı Kanunu ile Mera Kanununda değişiklik yapılması hakkında Kanun.
Description: 
This Law amends the Law No. 5403 on Soil Preservation and Land Utilization and the Law No. 4342 on pastures. This Law adds two new clauses (f) and (g) to Article. 13 of the Law No. 5403 on the use of agricultural lands other than agricultural purposes. The new clauses set forth agricultural lands may be used for renewable energy production purposes and geothermal greenhouse investments. The Law also repeals Provisional Article. 3 and adds a new provisional article to the above mentioned Law No. 5403. This Law further makes amendments in the Law No. 4342 by adding two new clauses to Article. 14 on changes in the purpose of the allocation of pasture lands. The new clauses (ğ) and (h) set out that, pasture lands allocated for the purpose of grazing and nomadic transhumance may be reallocated for renewable energy production purposes and geothermal greenhouse investments.
Goal/Aim: 
Soil preservation; use of agricultural lands for renewable energy

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2008