Changes in the land offices
Monday, 10 January 2011

In line with the Act CXVI/2010 on the Government Offices in Budapest and in the counties and with the amendments concerning the establishment of the government offices in Budapest and in the counties and also on the territorial integration and the relevant Governmental Decree 288/2010 (XII.21.) Korm., the county land offices as independently operating legal persons terminated to exist on 31st December 2010. Their legal successors are the competent county level government offices. From 1 January 2011 on, based on the Governmental Decree 317/2010. (XII. 27.) Korm. amending the Governmental Decree 338/2006. (XII. 23.) Korm. on the detailed rules of land offices, the Institute of Geodesy, Cartography and Remote Sensing (FÖMI), the Committee on Geographical Names and the land and property registration procedures, the county land offices will keep on working as organizations of public administration specialized in land and property registration. Their official name: Land Office of the County Government Office. The name of the district land offices has remained unchanged.