Order On Strengthening Strictness of Timber Harvest Management and Inspection, Timber Transport and Business

In order to strengthen the implementation of forest management, timber business, timber harvest, timber processing and timber trade with strictly respect to laws and regulations established by the Government in effective manner, as well as to prevent and address drawback phenomenon within forest sector with the aim to reduce and eliminate these drawbacks step by step.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Document reference # 15/PM
Issuing agency/parties
  • Prime Minister
Language
  • English
Formal type of document Order
Topics
  • Forest policy and administration
  • Forest products
  • Forest protection
  • Logging and timber
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright Yes
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No access or use constraints specified

Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 2016-03-13
Effective/Enforced Date 2016-05-13
Previous legal document
  • Forestry Law (2019) [Lao PDR]
Short notes of change

Prevention of the export of unprocessed logs, sawnwood and other large timber forest products, including timber illegelly imported to the Lao PDR.

Extending the period of the temporary ban of logging in production forests and strictly regulating logging practices related to infrastructure or mining projects

Publication reference To: Ministers, Heads of ministry-equivalent organisations, Major of Vientiane Capital and Provincial Governors nationwide. - Based on the Law on Government (amended version) No. 69/NA, dated 15 December 2015 - Based on the Forestry Law No. 06/NA, dated 24 December 2007 - Based on the Conference of Prime Minister-Deputy Prime Minister, dated 05 May 2016. In order to strengthen the implementation of forest management, timber business, timber harvest, timber processing and timber trade with strictly respect to laws and regulations established by the Government in effective manner, as well as to prevent and address drawback phenomenon within forest sector with the aim to reduce and eliminate these drawbacks step by step.
Links to source https://www.ecolex.org/details/legislation/prime-ministers-order-no-15pm-on-strengthening-strictness-of-timber-harvest-management-and-inspection-timber-transport-and-business-lex-faoc170814/?
Keywords forest governance,timber trade,illegal timber
Date uploaded February 15, 2018, 15:01 (UTC)
Date modified December 16, 2019, 08:39 (UTC)