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Legislation Policy

Perak Forestry Department - Legal Policy

National Forestry Council has approved the National Forest Policy in 1977 and has been certified by the National Land Council in 1978 this policy was amended in November 1992 to address the issues that have been raised by the international community on the importance of biodiversity conservation and use genetic resources and the role of local communities in the development of genetic resources and the role of local communities on forest development. Forest Policy Acceptance of this country will strengthen the relationship and cooperation between the State Governments and Federal Government in the development of the forestry sector. Important aspects outlined in the National Forest Policy are:
  • Declared as Permanent Reserved Forests (PRF) sufficient areas and strategically located throughout the country, based on the concept of rational land use. HSK is classified under four main functions and is managed as: Managing HSK order to maximize the benefits of social, economic and environmental interests of the country in line with the principles of sustainable management. 
To ensure the stability of the climate and the physical condition of the country, the control of water resources, soil fertility, environmental quality, biodiversity conservation and to reduce flood damage and erosion to rivers and agricultural land.
For continuous supply of forest products, at reasonable rates in the economy of the country to the needs of agriculture, domestic, industrial and export.
For continuous supply of forest products, at reasonable rates in the economy of the country to the needs of agriculture, domestic, industrial and export.
For continuous supply of forest products, at reasonable rates in the economy of the country to the needs of agriculture, domestic, industrial and export.
To maintain a sufficient number of area as a place for recreation, eco-tourism and to increase public awareness about forestry.
To conduct research, education and preservation of biological diversity.

  • Implement a planned program of forest development through conservation and restoration operations based forest silvicultural practices appropriate.
  • Promote efficient harvesting and utilization of forest area managed for maximum economic benefits for all types of forests and to encourage industrial development in line with the trend of forest resources and employment opportunities.
  • Promote industrial development planned forest towards the production of finished goods and semi-finished products that have added value for local consumption and export.
  • Aggressively promote indigenous participation in the wood-based industries in line with government policy.
  • Establish forest plantation of local species and abroad for the supply of wood from natural forests.
  • Increase the involvement of local communities actively participate in various development projects in forestry and maintain their involvement in agro-forestry programs.
  • Enhance non-timber forest products through management practices and sustainable scientifically to meet local demand and needs related industries.
  • Implement a comprehensive program of forestry training at all levels of public and private sector to ensure adequate number of trained manpower to meet the needs of forestry and wood-based industries.
  • Encourage private investment in forest development through the establishment of forest plantations private area.
  • Managing and supporting programs of intensive research in the field of forestry and forest products to enhance the benefits of forests to the maximum.
  • Promote education in forestry and handle publicity services and development to enhance the understanding of the multiple benefits of forest.
  • Provide protection to biodiversity and the preservation of a species of flora and fauna unique.
  • Forming a community forestry program to meet the needs of the community in and outside the city.
  • Specific area reserved for forestry education and other scientific studies.
  • Forge closer international cooperation in the field of forestry to benefit through technology transfer and exchange of scientific information.

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