unirule-logo
Independent Think Tank - China Market Reform Initiative

Home
Unirule Highlights
About Us
People
Research
Consulting
Biweekly Symposium
Events
Publication
News
Newsletters
Videos
Support Us
Contact Us
中文


You are here:Home>Research



Research on Land Law Systems
 
 Author:Unirule  
Time:2012-06-15 14:13:03   Clicks:


The frequent occurrence of local governments encroaching on land of farms at low prices has now pushed Chinese society to the brink of social unrest. The causes not only lie in local governments’ fiscal problems but also, or more importantly, in the major defects existing in China’s current legal system regarding land issues. One of the major problems is that China has not formulated any basic land laws except for the Land Administration Law which in nature is rather similar to regulations made by an administrative department. Aimed at pursuing benefits or convenience for administrative departments, the Land Administration Law has lots of problems. Moreover, the most recent Amendment Draft of the Land Administration Law proposed by the Ministry of Land and Resources actually further strengthened power of land administration departments and other administrative organizations and further reduced land rights of rural collectives and farmers.

Due to the drawbacks of “department legislation” and weak points of the People's Congress caused by China’s constitutional defects, a fair land law draft should be proposed by a neutral social organization rather than an administrative department. Since the Unirule is qualified for this mission both in terms of motives and capacity, we launch this research aiming to provide a reference scheme of China’s land law system so as to fundamentally solve China’s land problems.




Upcoming Events
A Seminar on “Tax Burden...  
An Urbanization Salon Hel...  
The Sixth Session of the ...  
Seminar on “Theoretical ...  
The Sixth Session of West...  
The Third Session of Haye...  
The New Economy Salon Ses...  
2017 Forum on the Surviva...  
unirule
        Unirule Institute of Economics
        Floor 6, Zhengren Building, No. 9, Chong Wen Men Wai Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100062, China
        Tel: 8610-52988127 Fax: 8610-52988127