FAO Legal Office

The FAO Legal Office provides in-house counsel in accordance with the Basic Texts of the Organization, gives legal advisory services to FAO members, assists in the formulation of treaties on food and agriculture, for which the Director-General acts as Depositary, publishes legal studies and maintains a database (FAOLEX) of national legislation and international agreements concerning food and agriculture (including fisheries, forestry and water).

FAOLEX

FAO Legal Office Resources

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Other
February 2017

This Decision of Directorate approves the three Annexes providing for new procedures for soil and groundwater protection and establishes guidelines for the management of contaminated areas and potentially pollutant infrastructures. It specifies the "Procedures for Soil and Groundwater Quality Protection", the revision of the "Procedure for the Management of Contaminated Areas" and establishing the "Guidelines for Management of Contaminated Areas in the Environmental Licensing Areas".

Regulations
January 2017

Dentro del Plan Nacional de Desarrollo en la Meta México Incluyente, se establece como una de sus líneas de acción propiciar la modernización de catastros y de registros públicos de la propiedad, así como la incorporación y regularización de propiedades no registradas.

Manuals & Guidelines
January 2017

FAO published its Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security in 2012. The purpose of these guidelines is to serve as reference and to provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forest with the overarching goal of achieving food security for all and to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security. The guidelines were translated into Lao and published in 2013.

Regulations
July 2016

El presente Decreto Supremo aprueba el Plan Estratégico Institucional (PEI) 2016 - 2018 del Ministerio de Vivienda, Construcción y Saneamiento (MVCS), que constituye un instrumento que orienta la gestiona institucional y que contribuye al logro de los objetivos y metas institucionales, sectoriales y nacionales. El PEI constituye el instrumento que articula el nivel estratégico sectorial de mediano plazo con el plan operativo de corto plazo y el presupuesto anual.

Regulations
July 2016

El presente Decreto Supremo aprueba la Estrategia Nacional de Lucha contra la Desertificación y la Sequía (ENLCDS), un instrumento de gestión multisectorial, de alcance nacional cuyo objetivo general es el de prevenir y reducir la desertificación, la degradación de la tierra y el impacto de la sequía en el territorio nacional, considerando un horizonte de planificación de 15 años (2016-2030).

Regulations
May 2016

La Estrategia de Acción Social con Sostenibilidad (EASS) es un instrumento intersectorial de alcance nacional, cuyo objetivo general es mejorar las condiciones de vida y desarrollo de la población de las comunidades nativas de la Amazonía.

Other
May 2016

This Code is made for the The Codes are made for Chairman of the District Land and Housing Tribunal. District Land and Housing Tribunals established under the Land Disputes Courts Act. The Code addresses, among other things, impartiality, diligence, and sanctions for breach of the Code.

Implements: Land Disputes Courts Act (Cap. 216). (2002)

Regulations
March 2016

La Política Nacional Agraria es un instrumento multisectorial, de alcance nacional, cuyo objetivo general es conseguir el incremento sostenido de los ingresos y medios de vida de los productores y productoras agrarios, priorizando la agricultura familiar, sobre la base de mayores capacidades y activos más productivos, y con un uso sostenible de los recursos agrarios en el marco de procesos de creciente inclusión social y económica de la población rural, contribuyendo a la seguridad alimentaria y nutricional.

Other
February 2016

This Memorandum Circular amends Section 180.D of the DENR Manual on Land Survey Procedures. In view of the recent difficulties being encountered in the identification of land parcel during the conduct of verification / relocation survey for the resolution of either judicial or administrative land cases, Section 180.d of the DENR Manual on Land Survey Procedures is amended as follows: "Description of vegetation and terrain", is amended to read as follows: l.

Other
January 2016

The present Ministerial Order by the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations provides for the implementation of Ecosystem Based Management (EBM) on forested lands in the Great Bear Rainforest (GBR). It establishes legal objectives pursuant to section 93.4 of the Land Act, for the purpose of directing forest practices implemented under the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA).