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Laos Forestry Law (2019)

This law determines the principles, regulations and measures on management, preservation, development, utilization and inspection of forest and forestland, promotion of regeneration and planting, and increase of forest resources, aiming at enriching forests, increasing forest cover, making them as tourism resources, sustainable sources of living and use for the people, ensuring a sustainable condition and protection of soil, climate, water resources, biodiversity, environment in compliance with green and sustainable growth directions, as well as contributing to national socio-economic development.

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Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Document reference # No.64
Issuing agency/parties
  • National Assembly
  • English
  • Lao
Formal type of document Law
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Forest policy and administration

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Status Adopted, validated, in effect
Version date (of draft) June 25, 2019
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date June 13, 2019
Effective/Enforced Date June 13, 2019
Short notes of change

This law replaces the Forestry Law No. 06/ NA, dated 24-Dec-2007

Publication reference National Assembly#No.06/NA.Vientiane Capital,Date24/12/2007
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Keywords forest law
Date uploaded January 5, 2018, 17:42 (UTC)
Date modified November 17, 2021, 04:27 (UTC)