Factsheet: Forest decree

Forest decree

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Forest Decree
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Bosdecreet van 13 juni 1990
Description: 
The forest decree is since 1990 the legal basis for the management and policy of forests in Flanders. It is applicable on public, as well as private forests. It is mainly focused on the protection and the sustainable use of the forest. The decree also recognizes the different functions that a forest can fulfill.
Goal/Aim: 
- Stimulate sustainable forest management. - Regulate forest protection and forest management.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
ANB

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1990
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014