Factsheet: Act on Forest Management Associations

Act on Forest Management Associations

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act on Forest Management Associations
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Laki metsänhoitoyhdistyksistä
Description: 
The amendments to the Forest Management Associations Act allow forest owners more freedom of choice in supervising their interests and purchasing forest services, as well as improve the competitiveness and profitability of forestry and related industries. The act as a whole enters into force in 2015
Goal/Aim: 
Improve the competitiveness and profitability of forestry and related industries, based on sustainable forestry principles.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1998
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013