Law No. 6 of 29 March 1974 concerning the main tasks of the popular councils in ISSUING the agricultural sector NATIONAL ASSEMBLY and published in OFFICIAL GAZETTE No. 49 of 2 April 1974-Farming branch of national economy in the Socialist Republic of Romania-ensure supply of the population with foodstuffs and raw materials industry, the development of this branch having an important role in increasing national income and in raising the living standard of the peasantry, of all people.
The tasks of the current stage of development of our socialist society make it necessary to increase the scope and responsibility of the Councils of local organs of popular power-management of agriculture as a whole, in order to ensure the development of this branch of the national economy within each administrative-territorial units. To this end, the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Romania adopts this law.
Chapter 1 General provisions Article 1 popular Councils and their executive committees carries full responsibility for carrying out the tasks laid down by the State's plan with regard to the growth of agricultural production in the administrative-territorial units were chosen, in order to enhance the contribution of agriculture to the national economy, to lift the living standards of the population.
Article 2 The exercise of their powers in the field of agriculture according to law No. 57/1968, popular councils and their executive committees as organs of local power and local organs of State administration, with overall competence in the administrative-territorial unit in which it operates, bring to fruition the tasks laid down by this law with regard to the rational use of the Land Fund, planning in agriculture, însămînţări plan, execution, and maintenance of storage products as well as raising livestock.
Article 3 the Ministry of agriculture, Food and water, in charge of the party and rule policy in the whole agriculture is responsible, as a holder of the plan, complete the tasks in the field or activity; for this purpose it is required to cooperate with popular councils and their executive committees and to support them in the performance of duties in good conditions in the agricultural sector of their establishment and operation, of this law and other normative acts.
Chapter 2 Powers concerning the rational use of the Land Fund, the establishment of and compliance with the crop in article 4 structure of the Earth, the primary means of agricultural production, accounting for a good national, by harnessing its superior serves the general interests of the country and ensure the welfare of the whole people.
Popular defence councils, conservation, improvement and effective use of the land and of the State agricultural enterprises, agricultural production cooperatives, cooperative members ' households and households, in accordance with the objectives of the national plan's unique economic and social development; to this end, the executive committees of Councils: a popular) coordinates the elaboration of programmes and the improvement of desecări, putting the entire productive potential from the respective administrative-territorial unit, taking measures for their execution;
b) controls the manner in which it applies the measures for the improvement of the method of use of the land by all owners of agricultural land, in order to ensure the transition of land use classes from lower upper categories;
c) controls the manner in which these measures apply to maintenance and operation of the relevant existing elesteelor and baltilor and supports the arrangement of new fishing areas, using low and swampy lands, in order to ensure production growth stocks;
(d) mobilize all the inhabitants) who works at the water drain and uplift of the fertility of agricultural land, desecări, dikes, irrigation expansion in local facilities, fighting soil erosion, regulating water rates, retention basins.
Article 5 executive committees of Councils shall establish measures binding on the popular growing each expanses of land in accordance with the provisions of the State plan and established technologies. For this purpose: to ensure that all areas) of land, including those from the hearth of villages and towns from buildable perimeter;
b) controls as agricultural enterprises, as well as the maintenance and operation of works for irrigation improvements in order to achieve compliance with established products, crop structure and execution of maintenance works.
Executive committees of Councils are responsible for growing popular entirely arable land and use according to the intended use, other categories of land.
Article 6 executive committees of Councils responding as popular control and removal of the set-aside land to be carried only under the conditions prescribed by law, and playing in the set-aside area of land temporarily removed to make the time limit set.
Executive committees of the District Councils and the popular Bucharest will deliver a temporary or definitive removal from agricultural production materials to surfaces only with prior consultation of the executive committees of Councils, city and municipal popular municipal, watching as the location of the investment objectives to be satisfied first of all on the land unproductive.
All notices of withdrawal land set aside shall be accompanied by proposals for concrete action for playing in agricultural production materials to surfaces.
Article 7 executive committees of Councils are responsible for the proper organization of popular and full use of the grasslands on the radius of the administrative-territorial units, their rational management, exercise control and take measures, in accordance with the law, no matter who is in property find out pajistile.
For the value of all natural grassland, executive committees of Councils will be taken pupulare the elaboration of concrete programmes for improvement and will act for the proper execution of the work, so that in a few years, to increase at least three times their production, antrenînd citizens to the execution of the necessary work.
Chapter 3 Powers regarding planning in agriculture Article 8 executive committees of municipal councils, town folk, municipal and County shall be responsible for organizing, guiding and controlling the entire development activities planned for agriculture in the respective administrative-territorial unit.
Article 9 executive committees of Councils, city folk, municipal and county councils, draft and adopt the popular question agricultural production plan of the administrative territorial unit, an integral part of the territorial plan, according to the legal norms regarding planning in agriculture and territorial planning of the economic and social development, aiming for maximum efficiency use of material and human resources, the entire economical potential, thanks to plan tasks consistent with the goals of the national plan's unique economic and social development.
Article 10 popular Councils and Bucharest city and their executive committees, in exercising the functions of agricultural planning: a) spread common, cities and municipalities, on each unit and for agricultural households sector of the population, the main crops, livestock, supplies to the State and other indicators, in correlation with the physical basis, work force and other factors specific to the local ensuring the realization of existing resources, and the provisions of the plan;
b) ensure and responsible for the plans of the State and cooperative distributed indicators so as to comply with the provisions of the plan of the County and State sectors;
c) controls how the trusts for agricultural mechanization and subordinated resorts provide their works referencing plans with those of the agricultural production cooperatives they serve, focusing on rational use of tractors and machinery with which they are equipped, as well as machinery and owned by cooperatives of farmers;
d) controls and ensure that State-owned agricultural enterprises, agricultural production cooperatives, resorts for agricultural mechanization and agricultural units to develop and implement programs of organizational and technical measures and economic, to meet and overcome the tasks plan;
e) supports agricultural enterprises and households in ensuring, in accordance with the law and of the tasks provided for in the plan, seed, seedlings, chemical fertilizers and substances to combat pests and diseases, breeding animals, machinery, spare parts, fuels and other material necessary for production; controls the use of the materials provided by the State.
Plan tasks incumbent upon the administrative-territorial units for households will be debated by the executive committees of Councils, city and municipal popular municipal citizens with all the owners of agricultural land and livestock breeders; It will examine and discuss each family the use of farmland, herds of animals that need to be raised, to exploit the possibilities of plant and animal products, aiming to more deliberate management of existing assets in households and the fulfillment of the assigned plan.
Article 12 For exploiting in a greater extent the opportunities available to households and other attachments, executive committees of Councils, municipal popular counties, city and municipal services will take action as apart of the plan received for deliveries to State Fund, to draw up concrete programmes of measures for the production of vegetables and livestock products including pork , poultry and sheep, to meet the needs of the inhabitants. Within these programmes shall take measures to ensure, in every county, the amount of potatoes and vegetables for consumption by the population.
Article 13 executive committees of district, municipal popular councils, city and communal watchers and are responsible for making all the drives, and households from administrative-territorial RADIUS, deliveries from the State Fund of quantities of plant and animal products set out in the plan; controls the work done by local recovery and procurement of agricultural products.
Article 14 popular Councils, municipal, County, municipal, communal and their executive committees must ensure permanent and will analyse the progress of the achievement of the territorial plan in the field of agriculture, setting out concrete measures to improve the work.
Article 15 executive committees of district, municipal popular councils, city and communal controls the realization of investments in the field of agriculture, of the respective administrative-territorial unit, planned objectives stage by establishing the measures necessary for the implementation of their term and achieve projected parameters.
Article 16 executive committees of district, municipal popular councils, city and communal measures that will be taken by cooperatives to ensure the supply of population with machines, tools, chemical fertilizers, pesticides and other materials necessary for agriculture.
Article 17 executive committees of Councils in popular agricultural enterprises supports vocational training of peasant workers ' cooperative and agriculture.
Chapter 4 Tasks relating to implementation of the plan of însămînţări, execution and maintenance of storage of products article 18 for fulfilment in good condition and at the time of the însămînţări and maintenance of cultures, executive committees of Councils to exert popular control): about the insamintarea all-terrain surfaces, including those from the hearth perimeter of villages and cities taking measures permision for them to run in optimal periods and respecting strict crop structure which was approved by the State plan and set each keeper;
(b) actions on the use) is organizing by the citizens of the land around the houses and gardens, through their cultivation with trees, vines, vegetables, strawberries and fruit shrubs;
c) controls how the Socialist agricultural enterprises, households and any other land holders execute maintenance work cultures and plantations of vineyards and fruit trees at the time and under the established technologies for every culture;
d) shall carry out with regard to the areas of insamintate the keepers of agricultural land, through the execution of measurements, and certify the accuracy of the particulars contained in documents drawn up on completion of the insamintarilor, thanks to entry in the agricultural achievements;
e) shall provide for the preparation of forecasts and disease pests attack crops or vegetables, diary, fruit trees and vines and operative and timely inform on holders of farmland on the data and the conditions under which medical treatments to be performed.
Management of agricultural units and households are obliged to apply established treatments to combat pests and diseases, and the executive committees of Councils will control the execution of these folk works.
Article 19 executive committees of Councils will be taken as popular for each campaign to make analyses and to draw up operational plans of actions regarding the Organization and conduct of agriculture, transportation and insurance of the premises for the storage of products, mechanical means and labor, date of commencement and completion of the works and other technical and organizational measures, in order to execute on time and in good conditions of work mandatory for all owners of agricultural land from administrative-territorial unit, controlling over the mode of implementation of such plans.
Executive committees of Councils popular also will control, how to ensure that storage and preservation products in agricultural enterprises and cooperatives.
Article 20 popular executive committees of councils for evaluation of actions organize agricultural production and responsible for data on the estimated production from Socialist agricultural enterprises and households from administrative-territorial RADIUS.
Chapter 5 Duties regarding animal breeding Article 21 executive committees of Councils popular controls on the growth plan of livestock and livestock production by Socialist units responsible for carrying out the provisions and plan in the field of livestock by the households. To this end: a) controls how the Socialist agricultural enterprises fulfilling the programme of breeding and selection of animals and are responsible for organizing these actions for households;
b) establish programmes and actions taken for the development of livestock and poultry, silk worms and bees in households, organize actions in order to implement these programmes and monitor their implementation;
c) controls how the animal keepers feed potential harness, proper feed storage, preparation and administration of judicious;
d) controls how ensure rational animal feeding and maintenance according to the rules of zooigiena;
e) controls the manner in which they apply and comply with laws regarding the cutting of animals, as well as the operation of cutting points and slaughterhouses.
Article 22 executive committees of Councils will support popular organizing animal breeders associations in order to increase livestock production, to increase the quantities to be delivered what State Fund, as well as for a better supply of the population.
Article 23 executive committees of Councils is monitoring compliance with the rules of legal popular regarding the defence of animal health in all socialist agricultural enterprises and by the keepers of animals; mobilizes citizens for carrying out actions organised defence of animal health, to prevent and combat the disease.
Chapter 6 other duties Article 24 executive committees of councils and popular of the municipality of Bucharest, concerning agricultural production cooperatives, associations, councils, intercooperatiste intercooperatiste, cooperation and association between units and agricultural production cooperatives, the following main tasks: to confirm the Governing Board) of coopeativei agricultural production, as well as its President;
b) through broad agricultural counties, food industry and EPA:-call and cooperative agricultural enterprises employing engineers specialized agricultural chiefs and accountants, as well as vets in these units or in districts;
-approve the transfer of specialized agricultural engineers and veterinarians from one county to another or from one sector to another of agriculture or in a different branch than agriculture, the agricultural specialty stations, with the agreement of the Ministry of agriculture, Food and water;
-approve the change from Office and disciplinary measures, on a proposal from the management of cooperative agricultural units or at the request of the Executive Committee of the municipal people's Council, city or municipal, where appropriate;
(c) approve the establishment of Councils) intercooperatiste;
(d) establishment of associations) recognize intercooperatiste;
e) advises on economic and technical studies draft incorporation of associations of State agricultural enterprises and cooperatives of agricultural production.
Article 25 executive committees of Councils popular supports agricultural cooperatives of production less than consolidated in the elaboration and implementation of programmes of technical and organizational measures in order to improve their economic activity.
Popular councils and their executive committees of County leading, guiding and controlling the County Directorates General for agriculture, the food industry and the EPA, local organs of State administration, subordinate to both the Council and the Executive Committee to advise that works as well as the Ministry of agriculture, Food and water. County Directorates General for agriculture, food industry and EPA to assure uniformity in the agriculture, food industry and water management on the radius of the County in which they operate.
Article 27 the County Directorates General for agriculture, the food industry and the EPA: a) develops studies and programs concerning proportions, rhythms, the levels and paths of development in the perspective of agriculture within the County;
b) provide draft plan on agricultural production in territorial units, the breakdown of the Socialist plan's agricultural communes, cities, and municipalities in relation to climate factors and economic conditions, material and labor force, chasing and supports the achievement of the tasks of the plan;
c) organise, control and respond to the increase in agricultural production, livestock and animal production and the application of measures to protect plants and livestock, ensuring the Fund of seeds and propagating material of varieties, as well as animals with high biological value, strengthening the economic organization of the Socialist, farm conservation and rational use of the Land Fund, from the realization of centralized Fund of the State animal and vegetable products;
d) regulates and controls that tractors and agricultural machines to be used to the full in all agricultural enterprises, aiming at the same time ensuring barrier-free stations of mechanization of agriculture;
e) guides and supports the implementation of the measures households to increase crop production, livestock and animal production;
f) periodically, along with intercooperatiste, the county councils of the unions of agricultural production cooperatives and Bank branches for Agriculture and food industry, State of completion of the economic plan of the agricultural cooperative units, establish appropriate measures and achievement;
g) responsible for the implementation of the results of scientific research, production of modern technologies, investment goals, technical-material endowment of the agricultural units;
h) together with the County of unions of agricultural cooperatives, production guides, supports and controls the intercooperatiste councils, are responsible for their work;
I shall draw up together with the unions) County agricultural production cooperatives, branches of the Bank for agriculture and the food-processing industry and agricultural cooperatives with managements less consolidated production, complex economic and technical programmes of recovery;
(j)) at the request of the associated cooperatives, along with County Union of agricultural cooperatives of production, reexamineaza, and where appropriate, suspend or cancel decisions adopted in intercooperatiste general meetings of associations, which do not meet the interests of the associations or their members;
k) controls how the specialized agricultural engineers, veterinarians, accountants, other economic and technical cadres exercise their powers of what they are entrusted to specialist in the cooperative agricultural enterprises;
l) supports, along with the County of unions of agricultural cooperatives, production associations intercooperatiste, cooperation and Association of State agricultural cooperatives;
m) ensure the improvement of professional education of personnel management, other technical and economic frameworks, as well as workers from the State and co-operative farming.
Chapter 7 final provisions Article 28 For failure to comply with the legal norms concerning the cultivation of farmland, vineyards and orchards, maintenance execution of organizational care, agricultural land, reduction of arable surfaces, changing the categories of use of agricultural land, performing compulsory agricultural, handling or retention of agricultural products, as well as for failure to comply with other legal provisions in the field of agriculture, shall apply to those guilty penalties provided by law.
Article 29 the provisions contained in law No. 4/1970 concerning the organisation of work and production in agriculture, the law No. 8/1971 for the organisation, administration and use of grasslands, cattle-breeding and seed lots and communal mating stations as well as other normative acts, contrary to the provisions of this law shall be repealed.
This law was adopted by the National Assembly at its meeting of 29 March 1974.
President of the great National Assembly, MIRON CONSTANTINESCU — — — — — — —