Factsheet: Forest Law

Forest Law

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Forest Law No. I-671. The forest law of the republic of Lithuania
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Lietuvos Respublikos miškų įstatymas
Description: 
The purpose of the Forest Law is to regulate reforestation, protection and use and to form the legal preconditions for the management of all ownership type forests upon equal sustainable forestry principles, ensuring a rational use of the forest resources by supplying with the industrial material, preservation of the biodiversity, increase of forest productivity, landscape stability and environment quality possibility to perform the ecological, economical and social functions without inflicting damage to other ecosystems.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate forest protection and sustainable forest management.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Lietuvos Respublikos APLINKOS MINISTERIJA - Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1995
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014