The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had used the veto to the law On prolongation of moratorium on sale of agricultural land, said the press service of the head of the country on the first day of the week.
in Ukraine for 13 years, there has been a moratorium on the implementation of agricultural land. It is installed before January 1, 2016. Ukrainian citizens fear that with the abolition of their lands have the opportunity for a pittance to buy big businessmen. In November of the current year the Verkhovna Rada adopted in General the law On prolongation of moratorium on sale of agricultural land until January 1, 2017.
"the head of Ukraine used the veto to the law of Ukraine? 767-VII "On making change in section X" Transitional provisions " of the Land code of Ukraine regarding the extension of the prohibition of alienation of agricultural land ", which was voted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on 10 November 2015 ", - reported in the report.
According to the report on the Internet office of the President, a ban on the sale of land plots of agricultural purpose "violates the constitutional rights of nearly 7 million land owners" who have received land in private ownership during the first phase of land reform. In a press-service of the President also stressed that the moratorium on the implementation of land contradicts article of the Constitution, According to which everyone can own, use and dispose of his property.
Ukraine since 2004 is trying to allow the free purchase and sale of agricultural land, but this initiative was blocked by Parliament, which introduced the relevant moratorium. The issue of cancelling the moratorium on the implementation of farmland has wide public resonance. The Ukrainian authorities promised to settle so as not to prevent speculation on the land market.