Author(s): Vladyslav Teremetskyi, Vitalii Komarnitskyi, Hanna Shust, Oleh Ilkiv, Lubov Krupnova
The authors of the article have revealed the specifics of using and protecting land resources in different countries through the prism of realizing the ownership right of to land and implementing the management in the field of land relations. The authors have provided restrictions and admonitions in regard to the realization of the ownership right to land that operate in foreign countries and have studied the current state of the system of government in the field of using and protecting land resources. The purpose and limits of the powers of those agencies that ensure the functioning of the state land cadastre and perform the functions of disposal of state agricultural lands in Ukraine and foreign countries have been analyzed. The authors have revealed the disputes in the activities and powers of the central executive agency of Ukraine, which implements the state policy in the field of topographic, geodetic and cartographic activities, land management, State Land Cadastre and state supervision (control) in the agro-industrial complex. Recommendations for improving the management system in the field of use and protection of land resources of Ukraine have been provided, namely the authors have indicated the need to transfer control and supervisory powers to a specially created agency that would protect land resources as an integral part of the environment.