Cuba will Evaluate Changes in Land Legislation

Havana, Jan 31. -About 150 Cuban lawyers and jurists will meet over the weekend to evaluate the land legislation to propose modifications, updates and new regulations, the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) informed.In the meeting, they will analyze agreements and farmers' opinions at the congress of the organization, from which they will enact new laws that are considered contributions to agricultural law in Cuba.

ANAP's legal advisor, Arturo Aliaga, said that at the meeting, to be held on February 4-5, they will evaluate the sector's legal norms in the context of the economic and social guidelines.

He added that they will work on updating laws, hiring personnel in agriculture, difficulties in regulatory terms and legal advice to production units.

They will meet in several panels to study Law Decrees 125, 129 and 225, credit, insurance and economic crime, among other topics.

The event is organized by ANAP and the Agrarian Law Society of the Cuban National Union of Jurists.

The ministries of Justice, Agriculture, and Work and Social Security will collaborate, as well as the National Organization of Collective Lawyer's Offices, the National Insurance Company and other institutions.

ANAP was founded on May 17, 1961, and it is a grassroot organization of cooperatives, private farmers and their relatives. It has more than 4,330 base units with 332,000 members. (Prensa Latina)