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
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  • National Assembly
  • Lao
Formal type of document Law
Topics Forest policy and administration
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    Copyright Yes
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    Status Adopted, validated, in effect
    Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 06/13/2019
    Effective/Enforced Date 06/13/2019
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      This law replaces the Forestry Law No. 06/ NA, dated 24-Dec-2007

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          Publication reference National Assembly No.6/NA Vientiane Capital, Date: 24 Dec 2007.
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          Date Modified December 16, 2019, 06:30 (UTC)