Decree of the President of the Provincial Council No. 29 on forestry. | Land Portal

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This Decree lays down provisions for implementing Provincial Act No. 21 of 21 October 1996 relative to the forestry sector. The Decree is divided into three Titles and contains two Annexes. Title I regulates the hydrogeological and forest bonds referred to in article 3 of Provincial Act No. 21 of 1996. Article 2 concerns its removal under certain circumstances. Title II lays down particular provisions for bound lands. Part I of Title II regulates the transformation of forests. Article 4 gives the definition of forest. Cultural changes may take place exclusively upon authorization issued by the Provincial Forestry Committee (art. 5). Part II concerns the management and use of forests and pastures. Article 8 lays down general principles governing forests management, which mainly are the conservation of biological diversity and enhancement of productivity. Article 13, on the other hand, lays down general principles governing sylviculture. Article 20 contains general principles relevant to the management of pastures. Title II regards public works to be undertaken by the Forestry Authority.

Implements: Provincial Act No. 21 laying down the legislative framework on forestry. (1996-10-21)

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