Factsheet: Forestry act

Forestry act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act No. 326/2005 Call. About forests and amending certain laws
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Zákon o lesoch
Description: 
The act specifies the forest areas, protection, support sustainable forest management of public resources. It governs the competence of state forestry administration and state supervision in the woods. The purpose of this act is conservation, enhancement and protection of forests as components of the environment and natural resources of the country to fulfil their irreplaceable functions in providing differentiated, professional and sustainable forest management. The Act contains harmonization of interests of society and the forest owners and determinates economic conditions for sustainable forest management.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate forest protection and sustainable forest management.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministerstvo pôdohospodárstva a rozvoja vidieka SR (MPRV SR) - Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2005
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014