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Agricultural Property Act (No. 116 of 2020).

Type of law
Date of original text

This Act ensures sound and diversified use of agricultural property for agricultural production, sustainable development of agricultural industries and improving the competitiveness of these industries; accommodates development in rural areas requiring these properties to be registered as a farm in Survey and Cadastre Authority's land register.
The Act consists of 20 Chapters: Purpose (1); Definitions (2); Planning (3); Listing as agricultural property (4); Termination or cancellation of agricultural duty (5); Residency requirement, residential buildings, vacant agricultural properties, operations, etc. (6); Individuals acquisition of agricultural property in rural areas (7); (Repealed (8); Societies, acquisition of agricultural property in rural areas (9); Public authorities and foundations, etc. acquisition of agricultural property or parts of farms (10; Variation of statutes or charter provisions (11); Cooperation and leasing (12); Conversion of land between agricultural properties (13); Creation of new independent agricultural properties (14); (Repealed) (15); (Repealed) (16); Provisions on Administration of Law (17); Monitoring and Supervision (18); Penal Provisions (19); Entry into force and transitional provisions (20).
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 April 2010.
This Act does not apply to Copenhagen and Frederiksberg Municipalities, nor the Faroe Islands or Greenland.Consolidated version of the Agricultural Property Act No. 435 of 2004.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse af lov om landbrugsejendomme.