Factsheet: The Swedish Forestry Act

The Swedish Forestry Act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
The Swedish Forestry Act
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Skogsvårdslagen
Description: 
The Forestry Act sets out the demands placed upon forest owners by society. These include the wood production levels that must be attained and the considerations that must be shown for conservation of nature and the cultural heritage.
Goal/Aim: 
Sustainable forestry
Responsible Authority: 
Swedish Forest Agency

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1992
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014