Farmland Act South Korea 2012

Name of policy Farmland Act
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country
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South Korea
Region


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Economic development
  • Land use
Type of policy instrument
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    • Regulatory Instruments
      • Other mandatory requirements
      Sector name
      • Agriculture and forestry
        Policy description "The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the strengthening of agricultural competitiveness, the balanced development of the national economy and the preservation of national land based on the stabilization of farmers' agricultural management and the improvement of agricultural productivity through the efficient utilization and management of farmland by prescribing necessary matters for ownership, utilization, preservation, etc. of farmland.

        Chapter II provides for: restrictions on ownership of farmland; issuance of qualification certificates for the acquisition of farmland; disposition of farmland that is not used for agricultural management; etc. Chapter III provides for the efficient utilization of farmland. A Farmland Utilization Plan shall be established. A promotion project for the utilization of farmland in accordance with the farmland utilization plan shall be carried out. The State and the local government shall devise policies concerning the experiment, research, survey, etc. for the improvement and preservation of the soil so as to help farmers and agricultural corporate bodies continue their environment-preservation agricultural management. The Act prohibits the lease with charge or free lease of farmland except for cases listed in article 22. "

        Policy type
        • Changing activity
        • Non-energy2
        Policy stringency
        Implementation state Implemented
        Date of decision 2012
        Start date of implementation
        End date of implementation
        High impact
        Impact indicator


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        Is supported by policies
        Comments (background and assessment) Linked to policy instrument
        Status Final

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