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Specifying the preserved area - removal of palm buds – adherence to legal provisions – prior permission from the administration

Country/Territory
Morocco
Type of court
National - higher court
Date
Aug 4, 2017
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
Court of Cassation
Seat of court
Rabat
Language
English
Abstract

Not specifying the preserved area does not mean dig out palm buds without adhering to legal provisions that require obtaining permission from
the administration prior to the act. And as Article 17 of law number 06-01 regarding sustainable development in palm areas and the protection of
date palms punish anyone that dig out or cut down a palm tree or trees without prior permission from the administration as stated in Articles 12
and 13, also any one that distorts or set a tree or several trees on fire or damage them or destruct one or more seedlings.

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