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Forest Law (1992)

This Law shall be implemented in accordance with the following basic principles: (a) To implement the forestry policy of the Government; (b) To implement the environmental conservation policy of the Government; (c) To promote the sector of public co-operation in implementing the forestry policy and the environmental conservation policy of the Government; (d) To develop the economy of the State, to contribute towards the food, clothing and shelter needs of the public and for perpetual enjoyment of benefits by conservation and protection of forests; (e) To carry out in accordance with international agreements relating to conservation of forests and conservation of environment; (f) To prevent the dangers of destruction of forests and bio-diversity, outbreak of fires, infestation of insects and occurrence of plant disease; (g) To carry out simultaneously conservation of natural forests and establishment of forest plantations. (h) To contribute towards the fuel requirement of the country.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Issuing agency/parties
  • The Union of Myanmar
Implementing agencies
  • Ministry of Forestry
  • English
Formal type of document Law
Topics Forest policy and administration

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Copyright No
Status Adopted, validated, in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date December 31, 1992
Effective/Enforced Date December 31, 1992
Short notes of change

Repeals Forest Act 1902

Publication reference n/a

Adoption and enforced date uncertain

Keywords forest law
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Date modified May 4, 2021, 17:31 (UTC)