South-Eastern Asia

Regulations
September 2008

This Decision approves the planning for the development of Viet Nam’s coastal economic zones.The aims of this Decision are to: develop coastal economic zones in order to boost overall development along Viet Nam’s coastline by paying attention to environmental protection; ensure the effective use of land, water surface and space in coastal economic zones; etc.

Legislation
February 1971

This Law provides for the conservation of wetlands and their flora and fauna, especially waterfowl, by combining far-sighted national policies with coordinated international action. Wetlands are areas of marsh, fen or water, whether natural or artificial, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt; waterfowl are birds ecologically dependent on wetlands.

Legislation
April 2007

This Law, consisting of 80 articles divided into XIII Chapters, provides for the spatial management within Republic of Indonesia, based on the following principles: a) integrity; b) compatibility, harmony and balance; c) sustainability; d) productivity and profitability; e) openness; f) togetherness and partnership; g) protection of public interest; h) legality and justice; and i) accountability.

Regulations
August 1999

Agricultural land is allocated to specified subjects whose main source of income is agriculture, aquaculture of the winning of salt. Article 2 defines "agricultural land". Land shall be allocated for 20 years if used for planting of "annual trees" or aquaculture and 50 years if used for planting of "perennial trees". Article 5 specifies how much land can be allocated, depending on where the land is situated. Article 15 concerns the management of public land.

Legislation
September 2014

This Act, consisting of 411 articles divided into 27 Chapters, establishes composition, duties and responsibilities of the Local Government. It specifies implementation of government affairs which will be carried out by the local government as well as related legislation according to the principles of autonomy and assistance with the broad autonomy within the system and the principles of the Republic of Indonesia as defined in the Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia Year 1945.

Regulations
September 2001

This Regulation provides for the implementation of various amendments made in 1998 to the Land Law (the land use right, its certification, granting, the subjects entitled to them).

Implements: Land Law. (1993-07-14)
Repealed by: Order No. 23/2003/L-CTN on the promulgation of Land Law No.13/2003/QH11. (2003-12-10)
Repealed by: Directive No. 05/2004/CT-TTg on organizing the implementation of the 2003 Land Law. (2004-02-09)

Regulations
October 2001

The present Decree provides the guidelines for the elaboration, proposal approval and management of land use plans.

Implements: Land Law. (1993-07-14)
Repealed by: Decree No. 181/2004/ND-CP on the implementation of the Land Law. (2004-10-29)

National Policies
January 2016

The National Land Use Policy aims at enhancing people’s food security, water resource development, improvement of transportation, economic and business development, and protection of environment and cultural heritage.

Regulations
February 2008

This Decision approves the development of Viet Nam’s survey and mapping into a basic survey branch in order to: ensure the building and supply of adequate geographical information to serve requirements of the state management of territory, land, natural resources and the environment; conduct scientific research into the earth; prevent and control natural disasters and protect the environment; etc.

Regulations
April 2008

This Decision promulgates the Vietnam Building Code on Regional and Urban Planning and Rural Residential Planning which contains provisions for the elaboration, evaluation and approval of construction plans and for the promulgation and application of construction planning standards.The Code includes provisions for: spatial planning, which sets forth strategic orientations for the development of regional space; technical preparation planning; transport planning; water supply planning; planning on wastewater drainage and management of solid wastes and cemeteries; and planning on electricity s