Factsheet: Forest Damages Prevention Act

Forest Damages Prevention Act

Key Information
he purpose of this Act is to maintain a good health status of forests and prevent forest damages. (2) This Act applies to forest damages occurring in forests, terminal and industrial storage sites as well as timber felling and intermediate storage sites independent of the location of the site. (3) In addition to the provisions laid down in this Act , the provisions of the Plant Health Protection Act (702/2003) apply to preventing dangerous plant pests in forest trees and their spreading.
- Maintain a good health status of forests. - Prevent forest damages.

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