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Law No. 10/99 on Forest and Wildlife Act.

Country/Territory
Mozambique
Document type
Legislation
Date
1999
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Forestry, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Afforestation/reforestation Concession Protected area Inspection Authorization/permit Community management Hunting/capture Hunting authorization/permit Hunting gear/hunting methods
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

The Forest and Wildlife Act is divided into 9 Chapters: General (Chap. I); Protection of forest and wildlife resources (II); Sustainable forest resources exploitation regimes and Sustainable wildlife conservation regimes (III); Forest and wildlife resources restocking (IV); Management of forest and wildlife resources (V); Forest guarding (VI); Offences and penalties (VII); Final dispositions (VIII). The present Law establishes the basic principles and norms for the protection, conservation and s

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Ministerial Order No. 93/2005 regulating the distribution among local communities of the 20% of tax funds collected from the use of forest and wildlife resources.

Legislation | Mozambique | 2005

Keyword: Access right, Agro-forestry, Environmental fees/charges, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Subsidy/incentive, Community management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 12/2002 approving the Regulation on Forestry and Wildlife.

Legislation | Mozambique | 2002

Keyword: Agro-forestry, Classification/declassification, Concession, Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures, Inspection, National parks, Processing/handling, Protected area, Protection forest, Public forest, Right of use, Timber extraction/logging, Transport/storage, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting authorization/permit fee, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 40/2011 extending the geographical limits of the Special Reserve of Maputo.

Legislation | Mozambique | 2011

Keyword: Protected area, Zoning, Agricultural development, Protection of habitats, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law No. 16/2014 establishing the basic principles and rules on the protection, conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity within conservation areas.

Legislation | Mozambique | 2014

Keyword: Protected area, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Forest management/forest conservation, Sustainable use, Management/conservation, Biodiversity, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting rights, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Endangered species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX