Forestry Law (2019) [Lao PDR]

This law determines the principles, regulations and measures on management, preservation, development, utilization and inspection of forest and forestland, promotion of regeneration and planting, and increase of forest resources, aiming at enriching forests, increasing forest cover, making them as tourism resources, sustainable sources of living and use for the people, ensuring a sustainable condition and protection of soil, climate, water resources, biodiversity, environment in compliance with green and sustainable growth directions, as well as contributing to national socio-economic development.

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  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Document reference # No.64/NA
Issuing agency/parties
  • National Assembly
  • Lao
Formal type of document Law
Topics Forest policy and administration

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Status Adopted, validated, in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 2019-06-13
Effective/Enforced Date 2019-06-13
Short notes of change

This law replaces the Forestry Law No. 06/ NA, dated 24-Dec-2007

Publication reference National Assembly No.6/NA Vientiane Capital, Date: 24 Dec 2007.
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Date uploaded January 5, 2018, 17:42 (UTC)
Date modified December 16, 2019, 06:30 (UTC)