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Law No. 11.428 on the use and protection of Atlantic Forest.

Country/Territory
Brazil
Document type
Legislation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Forestry
Keyword
Basic legislation Policy/planning Plant protection Protection forest Public forest Classification/declassification Special fund Biodiversity
Geographical area
Americas, South America
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the date of its publication.
Abstract

This Law, composed of six Titles divided in 51 articles, regulates the use and protection of Atlantic Forest. The aim is to achieve the sustainable development and the protection of biodiversity, human health, landscape, water resources and social stability. Particular attention is paid to the following principles: socio-environmental function of the property, inter-generational equity, prevention, precaution and polluter-pays. The law regulates the legal regime of Atlantic Forest, providing a c

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.senado.gov.br

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Resolution SEMAD No. 1.871 establishing a temporary suspension of the Authorization for Environmental Intervention - DAIA and the Authorization for Environmental Intervention - AIA.

Legislation | Brazil | 2013

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Forest species, Forestry protection measures, Protection forest, Authorization/permit, Protection of species, Plant protection, Plant variety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order SEMA No. 46 regulating the harvest of leaves (branches) and fruits of the Butia catarinensis (butiá-da-praia) in the State of Rio Grande do Sul.

Legislation | Brazil | 2014

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Forest species, Forestry protection measures, Protection forest, Afforestation/reforestation, Biodiversity, Planting material/seeds, Protection of species, Plant protection, Plant variety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 6.660 regulating Law No. 11.428 on the use and protection of native forest in the Atlantic Forest biome.

Legislation | Brazil | 2008

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Forest species, Forestry protection measures, Protection forest, Afforestation/reforestation, Planting material/seeds, Protection of species, Plant protection, Plant variety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolution SMA No. 14 establishing criteria and procedures for planting, harvest and sustainable exploitation of Brazilian native species in the Atlantic Forest Biome within the State of São Paulo.

Legislation | Brazil | 2014

Keyword: Internal trade, Fuelwood, Standards, Planting material/seeds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 12.528 creating the Legal Reserve System (SISREL) within the State of Mato Grosso do Sul.

Legislation | Brazil | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Public forest, Agricultural development, Community management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law No. 12.651 on the protection of Native Forests.

Legislation | Brazil | 2012 (2017)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Plant protection, Protected area, Protection forest, Public forest, Right of use, Traditional rights/customary rights, Forest management/forest conservation, Forest fires, Forestry protection measures, Family farming, Authorization/permit, Protection of species, Sustainable development, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water conservation zone, Management/conservation, Wild flora, Zoning, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. 12.727 amending Law No. 12.651 on the protection of Native Forests.

Legislation | Brazil | 2012

Keyword: Plant protection, Protected area, Protection forest, Public forest, Right of use, Traditional rights/customary rights, Forest management/forest conservation, Forest fires, Forestry protection measures, Sustainable use, Authorization/permit, Sustainable development, Protection of species, Freshwater resources management, Water conservation zone, Management/conservation, Wild flora, Zoning, Biodiversity, Wetlands, Coastal zone management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX