Factsheet: Guidelines for implementation of auction of forest products found, seized and confiscated

Guidelines for implementation of auction of forest products found, seized and confiscated

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Guidelines for implementation of auction of forest products found, seized and confiscated No. P.02/Menhut-II/2005
Description: 
This Regulation prescribes guidelines for the auction of forest products which have been confiscated, seized or forest products found inside or outside the forest whose owner is unknown. Chapter II specifies the objects of auction, which include forest products and also animals, wild plants, etc. (art. 2), and auction bidders and applicants. Chapter III deals with matters related to auction price, cost of administration, auction fee and poor compensation. Chapter IV gives provisions on the implementation of auction which include announcement of the auction and proceedings in case of positive or negative outcome of the auction. Proceeds of auction shall be paid to the state treasury as specified in Chapter V. Chapter VI provides for the measurement of object of the auction based on the draught survey method. A Certificate of Goods Found for found forest products shall be made and the public shall be informed to eventually claim the ownership of the products (Chapter VII). The Department of Forestry shall perform supervision, control and development of the found, seized and confiscated forest products.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate non-timber products; timber; certification; inspection

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Forestry

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2005