Bregenz (UN) - The Land Transfer Act, the local farmers to acquire agricultural land devoted to granting the right of first refusal is reviewed. The EU had complained against restrictive legislation. ÖVP and FPÖ agree.
The Vorarlberg Land Transfer Law was amended in 2004, the acquisition of agricultural land while a prospective control bound. The parliament of all parties welcomed prospective regulatory preemption was local farmers to acquire agricultural land devoted to a given. This should be agricultural land owned by the local agriculture and kept the home from possible sale to be protected for a Sun The European Commission, whilst accepting this, interested parties described the scheme as a whole, however, too restrictive. And complained to the European Court of Justice objected, where among other things, the proportionality of said scheme.The design of the specific legislative VGVG was the Brussels eyes in a total of three points by shooting at. ÖVP and FPÖ agree ÖVP and FPÖ has now reached agreement on an EU- compliant revision of the law, anovella , in which the three points - transfer to a private company or a foundation, repeated procedures - revised, long-term lease. The scheme is thus interested in force, however, mitigated somewhat. "The present law now protects domesticagriculture against the sale of land and simultaneously corresponds to the European standards ", stated the club head of the ÖVP and FPÖ Gögele Rainer and Dieter Egger, yesterday. Unique innovations The community also shows that important laws passed in Vorarlberg on a broad basis would be taken, praised the club bosses. Individual items from this novel : in cases where no farmers on the management at local conditions is available in the future may, management by a non-farmer to take place - but also to the normal local agricultural conditions. There is also, under certain conditions in the future, an agricultural property to buy the possibility that for agriculture or only a very minor role has none.