Factsheet: Forest act

Forest act

Key Information
Regulates the overall forest management, cuttings, forest monitoring, financing, usage rights for planting perennial plantations on forest land without tree cover, forest infrastructure issues etc. Only marked trees can be cut, the markation is done by the licenced personnel. In general, clear cutting is prohibited as is branch cutting, collecting and removing moss, humus, peat etc. All activities at forest land need to be done in accordance to forest management plans. The changes of the Act concern reforestation, Advisory service, national forest management and wood industry planning documents, as well as forest research and administrative procedures related to forest management.
regulate the overall forest management

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