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Forests | 16th October 2000

Act – 2000 – Forest Plantation Development Fund Act – Act 583
Forests
Ghana

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Act – 2000 – Forest Plantation Development Fund Act – Act 583

This Act establishes the Forest Plantation Development Fund and the Forest Plantation Development Fund Management Board, provides for management and other matters regarding the Fund, defines functions of the Board and provides for the appointment of Forest Plantation Inspectors.

The objects of the fund are to provide financial assistance for:

  • the development of forest plantation on lands suitable for timber production;
  • for research and technical advice to persons involved in plantation forestry on specified conditions.

The Fund is managed by the Forest Plantation Development Fund Management Board, which has to adopt a forest plantation development scheme and promote investment in forest plantation development through incentives and other benefits.

Amendments

The Forest Plantation Development Fund Act 2000 (Act 583) has been amended by the Forest Plantation Development Fund (Amendment) Act 2002 (Act 583), which widened its field of application by including non-commercial and non-private plantations into it.

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