- Reference Documents
Approval of the “Intergovernmental Agreement on the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline System” and its annexed “Host Government Agreement” signed in Istanbul on June 26, 2012 between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan were ratified in Law No. 6375, and the said international agreements were published in the Official Gazette dated March 19, 2013 to enter into force. Pursuant to article 3.11 of Annex-2 “Land Rights” of the Host Government Agreement, which is one of the relevant international agreements having the force of law, the undertaking of the following actions without the prior written consent of TANAP Doğalgaz İletim A.Ş. shall be considered a violation of the law:
In addition, the conditions and restrictions of use within the 16-meter corridor, where unrestricted and exclusive rights are established, are summarized below.
1- Any activity that damages Pipeline operating requirements; established facilities, such as marking and measuring points; structures providing erosion control
2- Any activity that may interfere with the safe operation of Pipeline facilities or any of the operator's equipment
3- Any activity other than standard agricultural use, including but not limited to:
4- Any construction activity, including but not limited to:
Lands restored to their previous state have been handed over to the relevant land owners/users for use in agriculture and other activities, with the condition of abiding with the usage restrictions and conventions, after the signing of exit protocols. Here you can access the booklet prepared for land owners/users which includes the crucial information on the protection of life, property and the environment, the requirements to be complied with in the use of land, activities requiring approval and restrictions and considerations regarding the lands handed over.