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Forestry Act 1998 (No. 17 of 1998).

Country/Territory
Lesotho
Document type
Legislation
Date
1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to repeal and replace the law relating to the planting and preservation of forests; and to provide for the regulation and control of dealings in forest produce and the sustained management of forests and forest reserves; and for matters connected therewith.
Subject
Forestry
Keyword
Basic legislation Forest management/forest conservation Forestry protection measures Policy/planning Institution Special fund Protection forest Agro-forestry Timber extraction/logging Forest fires Pests/diseases Protected area Offences/penalties Authorization/permit Community management Pastoralism
Geographical area
Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries, Southern Africa
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on the date of publication (18 December 1998).
Abstract

The Act consists of 42 sections which are divided into 9 Parts: Preliminary (I); Tree tenure (II); Administration (III); Forest management (IV); Forest reserves, private forests and cooperative forests (V); Forest utilisation (VI); Forest protection (VII); Offences and penalties (VIII); Miscellaneous provisions (IX).

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