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Law No. 14/2017 establishing the General Forestry Regime.

Country/Territory
Timor-Leste
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Forestry
Keyword
Basic legislation Afforestation/reforestation Forest management/forest conservation Biodiversity Protected area Community management Forestry protection measures Sustainable development Sustainable use Local government
Geographical area
Asia, Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the day after its publication.
Abstract

This Law, consisting of 48 articles divided into four Chapters, defines the fundamental principles and standards for the management, protection, conservation and sustainable use of forestry and river basin resources, within the framework of a rational and integrated administration. It aims to respond to the needs of the communities that use the forests to their livelihood and prosperity, as well as promoting sustainable development. The Law applies throughout the national territory to all person

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.mj.gov.tl