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Law No. 18/2013 on the prevention and eradication of Forest Destruction.

Country/Territory
Indonesia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Forestry
Keyword
Basic legislation Forest management/forest conservation Timber extraction/logging Forestry protection measures Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Land clearing Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on 6 August 2013.
Abstract

This Law, consisting of 11 Chapters, establishes forest protecting measures in order to prevent and eradicate Forest Destruction. It aims at enforcing the following principles within the national territory: justice and legal certainty; forest sustainability; state responsibility; public participation; vicarious liability; priority and integrity and coordination. Provisions concerns illegal forest logging and use specifying forest protecting measures to be applied.

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