Forest laws


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laws for the protection of game, preservation of timber, etc., in forests.
- Thomson.

See also: Forest

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The Hermit, in return, expresses his apprehension that his guest means to drag him into some confession of offence against the forest laws, which, being betrayed to the King, might cost him his life.
Gilpin, in his account of the forest borderers of England, says that "the encroachments of trespassers, and the houses and fences thus raised on the borders of the forest," were "considered as great nuisances by the old forest law, and were severely punished under the name of purprestures, as tending ad terrorem ferarum -- ad nocumentum forestae, etc.
And while the rules could perhaps benefit from fine-tuning, Oregon's current forest laws already do a good job of protecting fish habitat.
He added that according to a Supreme Court order, any nonforestry activity in this area amounts to breach of forest laws and is a punishable offence.
At certain times of year, the forest laws restricted the use of land such as during "fence" month in May through June.
logging is done in blatant violation of existing forest laws.
India has over 50 per cent of Asiatic elephants, considered to be among the most intelligent animals, but their population has declined in recent years due to habitat fragmentation, poaching of tuskers, and erratic enforcement of forest laws.
ISLAMABAD, June 28, 2011 (Frontier Star): Speakers on a seminar demanded revision of forest laws addressing landownership and judicious distribution of royalty in forest communities.
In the next aid budget, increase Australian funding to international efforts that strengthen and enforce forest laws and governance in the Asia-Pacific region.
While the increased temperatures (30-35 degrees centigrade) and low humidity readings (under 20 percent) are certainly contributing factors, Brazil's uncertain forest laws are also fuelling the blazes.
Seventy-six countries have issued or updated their forest policies since 2000 and 69 countries - primarily in Europe and Africa - have enacted or amended their forest laws since 2005.

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