The Partner of the LF "Sofiya" is involved in the drafting of the Law of Ukraine "On the Land market."

     A. Polivodskyy is included in the working group at the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations. The working group was established to process the Law of Ukraine "On the Land market" and to provide of consultation to the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada.
The working group’s meeting was held on 5 and 6 December 2011, at which proposals to the first reading were discussed.
   The Law was adopted in the first reading on 8 December 2011. The law is preparing to the second reading.
    The LF "Sofiya" invites everyone to submit the proposals on the draft Law of Ukraine "On the Land market." Please send your materials to our address (

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