Factsheet: Forest Act

Forest Act

Key Information
Description: 
The purpose of this Act is to ensure the protection and sustainable management of the forest as an ecosystem. This Act regulates the directing of forestry, forest survey and management and compensating the damage caused to the environment within the meaning of this Act, and provides for liability for violation of this Act. The provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act apply to administrative proceedings provided by this Act, taking account of the specifications provided for in this Act. Issuing of precepts on the basis of this Act shall be based on the provisions of the Substitutive Enforcement and Penalty Payment Act, taking account of the specifications provided for in this Act.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate forest protection and sustainable forest management.

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