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Forests | 21 May 2018

Legal Toolkit on Forest Conversion Factsheet 2: Clearing forested land – the need for a permit
Forests
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Legal Toolkit on Forest Conversion Factsheet 2: Clearing forested land – the need for a permit

This Factsheet is intended to inform law-makers about key legal issues that may arise when forested land is cleared for agriculture, mining or infrastructure, and the risks that may stem from those issues. It also provides questions to guide law-makers through processes of law reform to improve the laws regulating forest clearance with a view to limiting forest loss.

Overview

Factsheet 1 - Allocation of land

Factsheet 3 - Timber from forest conversion

Factsheet 4 - Environmental protection

Factsheet 5 - Communities’ rights