Factsheet: Forest code

Forest code

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Forest Code of 15 July 2008
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
15 JUILLET 2008. – Décret relatif au Code forestier
Description: 
The decree is the legal basis for the management and policy of forests in Wallonia. 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: 
Portail environnement de Wallonie

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2008
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2011