"Real Estate and Investments. Legal Regulation", the journal

Issue 2 (47), November 2011

On the designated purpose of use of land plots and the division of land fund to the categories in modern conditions

S.A. Lipski, State University on Land Management

The article considers modern system of division of the land fund of the Russian Federation to the categories. The author analyzes some shortcomings of this system and proposes measures for its further development. The main attention is paid to such controversial issues as the practicality of coverage by the system of categories of the lands of the whole area of the country, the possibility of imposing different categories of land at each other, optimality of the composition of the existing categories of land.

Key Words: categories of land, target use of land, legal regime of land, land fund, agricultural land, the Land code, the authority to transfer land to other categories.