Turkey

Law No. 6306 on restructuring of areas under risk of natural disasters

Legislative
Law
Passed in 2012
This act requires the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization to publish a map of "risky areas" and "risky structures" and to define a time window within which building owners must report if their structures are "risky structures," per government regulations. It allows the ministry to suspend all construction and rebuilding in risky areas and defines procedures for demolishing risky structures, including by allowing the government to expropriate property if necessary. It allows the ministry to engage in a building buyout program and to convert space in risky areas to other uses.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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