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The Land Board is a government agency under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of the Environment that participates actively in the development and implementation of national land policy, provides the society with up-to-date land-related information and guarantees the availability and fitness for use of spatial data.
The Land Board is a government agency that participates actively in the development and implementation of national land policy and provides the society with up-to-date land-related information.
The Land Board’s vision is to guarantee the availability and fitness for use of the up-to-date national land information and an efficient management of state assets.
The Land Board was founded on January 16,1990. Its name at that time was the Estonian National Land Board and it started its work under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Agriculture. Since June 3, 1991 the Land Board has been operating under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of the Environment.
The Land Board was established with the objective to ensure a more efficient management and use of land, organise geodetic and cartographic activities, establish the land cadastre, organise land assessment and supervise the enforcement of land tax, issue licences for land readjustment activities, solve land disputes, etc.
With years the implementation of national land policy and provision of spatial data have become the Land Board’s main fields of activities, which in their turn can be subdivided into four:
Director General is Tambet Tiits. The 1st Deputy Director Raivo Vallner. Deputy Directors General are Anne Toom and Urmas Männama.
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