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Timber Resource Management and Legality Licensing Regulations, 2017 (LI 2254).

Country/Territory
Ghana
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Forestry, Land & soil
Keyword
Forest management/forest conservation Forestry protection measures Timber extraction/logging Timber Contract/agreement Internal trade International trade Inventory Authorization/permit Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Institution Marking/identification Equipment Registration International relations/cooperation Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties Public land Right of use
Geographical area
Africa, Western Africa
Abstract

These Regulations reform the law in Ghana with respect to the granting of timber rights and related matters. They (a) regulate the identification of land suitable for the grant of timber rights, (b) regulate the terms and conditions for small and large scale timber rights, (c) regulate other sources of timber, and (d) provide for a legality licensing scheme.

Full text
English
Website
www.epa.gov.gh

References - Legislation

Implements

Timber Resource Management Act, 1997 - Act 547

Legislation | Ghana | 1998 (2002)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Timber extraction/logging, Institution, Contract/agreement, Offences/penalties, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Timber Resources Management Regulations, 1998 (L.I. 1649).

Legislation | Ghana | 1998 | Repealed

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Timber extraction/logging, Contract/agreement, Inventory, Enforcement/compliance, Authorization/permit, Public land, Right of use, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Timber Resources (Legality Licensing) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2184).

Legislation | Ghana | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures, Timber extraction/logging, Timber, Monitoring, International trade, Dispute settlement, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX