Factsheet: Timber Measurement Act

Timber Measurement Act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Timber measurement act
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Puun mittauslaki
Description: 
Regulations on timber and energy wood measurements. The Timber Measurement Act entered into force on 1 July 2013, but the new provisions concerning the measurement of energy wood included a transitional period until the end of the year 2013. In the same way as for other timber assortments, the new provisions ensure the reliability of different kinds of measurement methods.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate timber and energy wood measurements.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2013
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014