The Cabinet of
Ministers of Ukraine continues the process it embarked on in February this year
of transfer of agricultural land beyond the boundaries of settlements to the
communal property of the amalgamated territorial communities, and counts on
responsibility of local authorities and the effective use of the provided land resource.
Prime Minister of
Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman
told during a meeting on the development of mountainous population centers
which took place within the framework of a working visit to Ivano-Frankivsk
2014, we launched the process of decentralization. And it is already tangible
for the communities – they see the effect of the powers they got. But they must
be completely sustainable in terms of land resources as well. The Government
has found a mechanism of how to transfer land to consolidated communities,
hence another 6 CTCs have received land in their property today. We are
planning to wind up this process by the end of the year", the Head of
meeting, the documents on the transfer of land were signed by the leaders of
the Zabolotivska CTC and Kosmatska
CTC (Ivano-Frankivsk region); Nyzhankovitska
CTC, Grabovetska CTC (Lviv
CTC, Vashkivetska CTC (Chernivtsi
to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, the communities received over 2.4
thousand hectares of land.
like to appeal to the heads of the amalgamated communities so that they manage
the land and funds publicly. Local
residents must be aware of how each hryvnia is spent",
urged Volodymyr Groysman.
Minister also reminded that the State Service of Ukraine for Geodesy, Cartography
the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food and the Ministry of Justice should
"gain momentum", quickly form and register the land plots and the rights
to own those to complete the work by the end of the year.
665 amalgamated territorial communities (CTC) have been established in Ukraine,
which have already signed memorandum on transferring of land with regional
structures of the State Service for Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre (StateGeoCadastre).
January, the Prime Minister informed the Government had already found the best
possible legal solution and was poised to kick off a process of transferring of
land that is located outside the boundaries of a settlement into ownership of
amalgamated territorial communities. The structures of the State GeoCadastre have already been deprived of the right to take
unilateral decisions on the disposal of land plots outside the settlements
without the consent of the amalgamated communities.
27, land plots with a total area of 7,810.93 hectares were transferred into
communal ownership of Gorodyshchenskaya CTC, Volyn region (926.48 hectares), Hirsivska
CTC and Priazovske CTC, Zaporizhia
region (798.48 hectares and 705.16 hectares respectively), Smirnovska
CTC, Zaporizhia region (1,568.74 hectates),
Pomichnyanska CTC, Kirovohrad
region (70.57 hectares), Obolonska CTC
, Poltava region (2,950.42 hectares ) and Natalynska
CTC, Kharkiv region (791.08 hectares).
100% of the
land located in the territory of the said amalgamated communities was formed
and the data about it was submitted to the State Service for Geodesy,
Cartography and Cadastre that allowed to transfer the
land in the short term - within two weeks after receiving the relevant
application by the line state authority. The procedure did not require any
state budget spending.