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Penza region seeks to take back agricultural lands bought out by foreign citizens

09:16 | 09.12.2015 | Economy

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Penza, 9 December 2015. PenzaNews. The Penza region Department of State Property has issued legal proceedings in several courts to force foreign citizens sell agricultural landplots.

Penza region seeks to take back agricultural lands bought out by foreign citizens

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The courts are currently reviewing the proceedings, the press service of the department informed PenzaNews agency.

“Following the federal law No. 101-FZ dated 24 July 2002, titled ‘On Transfer of Agricultural Lands,’ foreign citizens cannot have land plots classified as agricultural in ownership. Foreign citizens are only allowed to use such landplots on rent,” it explained.

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