Factsheet: Law on Forests

Law on Forests

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Law On Forests
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Meža likums
Description: 
The purpose of this Law is to regulate sustainable management of all the forests of Latvia, by guaranteeing equal rights, immunity of ownership rights and independence of economic activity, and determining equal obligations to all forest owners or lawful possessors.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate sustainable forest management.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Agriculture - Zemkopības ministrija

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2000
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2006