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Forest Ordinance 1907 (No. 16 of 1907) as amended up to 2009.

Country/Territory
Sri Lanka
Document type
Legislation
Date
1908 (2009)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Ordinance to consolidate and amend the law relating to forests and the felling and transport of timber.
Subject
Forestry
Keyword
Basic legislation Forest management/forest conservation Timber extraction/logging Protected area Classification/declassification Transport/storage Forest service/forest officers Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Asia, Southern Asia
Abstract

The Ordinance is divided into the following Chapters: Preliminary (I); Of Reserved Forests (II); Of Village Forests (III); Of the Protection of Forest and Forest Produce (IV); Of the Control of Timber and Forest Produce in Transit (V); Of the Collection of Drift, Stranded and Other Timber (VI); Penalties and Procedure (VII); Cattle Trespass (VIII); Of Forest Officers (IX); Miscellaneous (X).

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Forest Rules 1979 (No. 1 of 1979).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1979

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Timber, Non-timber products, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest Regulations 1979 (No. 2 of 1979).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1979

Keyword: Timber, Non-timber products, Transport/storage, Marking/identification, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest Regulations 1979 (No. 1 of 1979).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1979 | Repealed

Keyword: Protected area, Forest management/forest conservation, Forest fires, Forestry protection measures, Land clearing, Public forest, Timber, Timber extraction/logging, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest Regulations 1979 (No. 3 of 1979).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1979

Keyword: Timber, Processing/handling, Registration, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest Regulations 1979 (No. 4 of 1979).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1979

Keyword: Forest service/forest officers, Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest Regulations 1979 (No. 5 of 1979).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1979

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Special fund, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest Regulations 1979 (No. 6 of 1979).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1979

Keyword: Timber, Internal trade, Forestry protection measures, Expropriation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Malasnagala Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance.

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2011

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Ohiya Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Arawa Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Mundumurippy Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Gaswatta Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Petiyagoda Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Bambaragala Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Kewalagala Reserved Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2009

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of ten forests within different Districts as Reserved Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of five forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of seven forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of six forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of nine forests within different Districts as Reserved Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Bakmitiyawa-Timbirigolla Reserved Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2010

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of two forests within different Districts as Reserved Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2011

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of eight forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2014

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of five forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2014

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of three forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2014

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Kitulanahela Kanda Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Kivulegedara Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest Regulations No. 01 of 2008.

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2008

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Transport/storage, Timber extraction/logging

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Appanduwa Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2008

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of the 19 Forests in the Matale District as Reserved Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2009

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Mudunkotuwa Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2009

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Waratelgoda - Kitulatura Reserved Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2009

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Talagahakanda Conservation Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2009

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of four forests within different Districts as Reserved Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of four forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2014

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Ussettewa Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Miriyagalla Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Kalukanda Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Angamuwa Kanda Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Alagalla Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Orupeella Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Palagala Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Appanduwa Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Lepolawakanda Reserved Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2008

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of six forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of eight forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of five forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of five forests within different Districts as Reserved Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of three forests within different Districts as Reserved Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Huruluoya Conservation Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of five forests within different Districts as Reserved Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2014

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of four forests within different Districts as Reserved and Conservation Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2014

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Mahagama Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Rilaolukand Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Morahela Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2008

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Diyadava Conservation Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2010

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order on the Declaration of eleven forests within different Districts as Reserved Forests, under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2012

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order establishing the Padaviya Reserved Forest under the Forest Conservation Ordinance (Chapter 451).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest Conservation (Registration of Timber Depots and Property Marks) Regulation No. 01 of 2014.

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2014

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Public forest, Zoning, Registration, Timber, Timber extraction/logging, Royalties/fees

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Forests (Amendment) Act (Act No. 23 of 1995).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1995

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Ecosystem preservation, Protection forest, Timber extraction/logging, Forestry protection measures, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forests (Amendment) Act (Act No. 84 of 1988).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1988

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forests (Amendment) Act (Act No. 13 of 1982).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1982

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest (Amendment) Act, 1966 (Act No. 13 of 1966).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 1966

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Timber extraction/logging, Transport/storage, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Forest (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. 65 of 2009).

Legislation | Sri Lanka | 2009

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Timber extraction/logging, Protected area, Classification/declassification, Transport/storage, Forest service/forest officers, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX