Forest Law 2017

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This Law provides for the management, protection, development and use of forests; processing and trading of forest products. Following terms stipulates by the law:

  1. Principles of forestry activities
  2. Forest classification
  3. State policies on forestry
  4. Forest ownership/ Forest owners
  5. Prohibited acts in forestry activities
    Forestry planning
  6. Forest management: Forest allocation; forest leasing, conversion of forest
  7. Sustainable forest management: Certificate of sustainable forest management
  8. Forest inspection, inspection, monitoring, forest database
  9. Forest protection
    Forest use
  10. Forest environmental services
  11. Forest processing and trade: Vietnam’s legal timber assurance system
  12. Rights and obligations of forest owners

The Law consists of 102 Articles divided into 12 Chapters.