Factsheet: Classification of forests

Classification of forests

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Decree No. 26 of 1970 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Nutrition on the classification of forests.
Description: 
Forests and areas destined to afforestation (except for private forests) should be classified in terms of their economic value. Classification procedures are set out in the Annex. Forests with no economic value may be classified as protection or recreational forests, as areas for afforestation and for game management or clearing. Classification should be done at the preparation or renewal stages of management plans.
Goal/Aim: 
Forest classification.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Mezőgazdasági és Vidékfejlesztési Hivatal - Agricultural and Rural Development Agency (MVH)

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1970