“Land for farm use“ refers to land directly used for agricultural production， including cultivated land， wooded land， grassland， land for farmland water conservancy and water surfaces for breeding； “land for construction use“ refers to land on which buildings and structures are put up， including land for urban and rural housing and public facilities， land for industrial and mining use， land for building communications and water conservancy facilities， land for tourism and land for building military installations. The term “land unused“ refers to land other than that for agricultural and construction uses.
Land should be used strictly in line with the purposes of land use defined in the general plan for the utilization of the land whether by units or individuals.
Article 5 The land administrative department of the State Council shall be unifiedly responsible for the administration and supervision of land in the whole country.
The setup and functions of land administrative departments of people's governments at and above the county level shall be decided by the people's governments of provinces， autonomous regions and municipalities under the direct jurisdiction of the central government （hereinafter referred to as “municipalities“ for short） according to the relevant provisions of the State Council.
Article 6 Units or individuals shall all be obliged to abide by the laws and regulations concerning land administration and have the right to report or prosecute acts of violating land administration law and regulations.