REALWorld Law

Sale and purchase

Real estate legislation

Which legislation applies to property transactions?



Transfer of title to real estate is generally governed by:

  • The Civil Code of Ukraine No. 435-IV, dated 16 January 2003
  • The Commercial Code of Ukraine No. 436-IV, dated 16 January 2003
  • The Land Code of Ukraine No. 2768-III, dated 25 October 2001
  • The Law of Ukraine ‘On the State Registration of Property Rights to Immovable Property and Encumbrances Affecting It’ No. 1952-IV, dated 1 July 2004 (in the new amendment introduced by the Law of Ukraine No. 834-VIII, dated 26 November 2015) (Title Registration Act), and
  • A number of other applicable national and local regulations