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Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act, 2008 (Act No. 28 of 2008).

Country/Territory
India
Territorial subdivision
Kerala
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to conserve the paddy land and wetland and to restrict the conversion or reclamation thereof, in order to promote growth in the agriculture sector and to sustain the ecological system, in the State of Kerala.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Land & soil, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Agricultural development Agricultural land Cereals/grains/rice Institution Drainage/land reclamation Soil conservation/soil improvement Soil rehabilitation Inland waters Ecosystem preservation Management/conservation Wetlands
Geographical area
Asia, Southern Asia
Abstract

This Act aims to regulate the conversion and development of paddy fields and protect wetland areas in order to promote agricultural growth, ensure food security and sustain the ecological system in the State of Kerala.

Full text
English
Website
india.gov.in

References - Legislation

Amended by

Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland (Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act No. 14 of 2011).

Legislation | India | 2011

Keyword: Agricultural development, Agricultural land, Cereals/grains/rice, Institution, Drainage/land reclamation, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil rehabilitation, Inland waters, Ecosystem preservation, Management/conservation, Wetlands

Source: FAO, FAOLEX