This Law 49/2016 amends articles 5, 7, 14, 24, 26, 29 and 31 of Law 9693 of 2007. The amendments concern the ownership of the pasture fund now divided into a) the state pasture fund consisting of the pasture and lawns owned by the municipality managing their territory; and b) the private pasture fund consisting of the pasture and lawns in private property.The line ministry is the responsible authority for the protection and administration of the pasture fund in the protected areas. The amendment sets forth the duties and responsibilities of the line ministry and the municipalities regarding the pasture fund management. The municipalities are responsible for pasture and lawn protection, administration and usage, management plans preparations, fire prevention measures, and reporting regarding the inventory data and infections and diseases found on pastures and lawns.
Amends: Law No. 9693 on the Pasture Fund. (2007-03-19)