ISSN: 1304-7191 | E-ISSN: 1304-7205
Land administrative problems resulted from administrative boundaries in Turkish cadastral system
1Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Engineering, Geomatics Engineering
Sigma J Eng Nat Sci 2015; 33(2): 260-271
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Administrative boundaries, which determine the authority and responsibility areas of institutions, is a term that arise from the need for the easier, productive and more successful management of a country. Administrative boundaries have been recorded by a system based on written documents. These documents have frequently been used to find solutions to the problem of administrative boundaries, which is one of the most severe land management problems in Turkey. This problem usually occurs while determining the boundaries of province or town along with dividing a developing and growing village, establishing or removing villages, and mostly while giving rights to the use of lands, such as a forest and pasture, that are under the authority of the state. In addition, administrative boundaries directly affect the cadastral activities, which determine their study areas according to these administrative boundaries. Instead of being solved by the related administrative units, such as the Ministry of Interior, governorates, district governorships, province and local councils, these problems tended to be solved on the cadastre when cadastral works begin. Because of these reasons, the Village legislation enacted in 1924 is insufficient to fit into today’s conditions. These deficiencies have indirectly affected cadastral works and sometimes caused some areas to be excluded from working areas and sometimes led to the cessation of the cadastral works. This affects the cadastral work indirectly. From time to time it leads to a stop.