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Forestry Act 1975.

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
A piece of basic legislation regulating Austrian forests, a factor of great importance for human beings, animal and plants and to the ecological, economic and social development of the country. Main aim of the present Federal Act is the conservation of the wood and its soil; to guarantee an adequate treatment of the wood and finally to secure a sustainable development. The text consists of 183 articles divided into 10 Parts as follows: General provisisons (I); Forestry planning (II); Conservation of forests to allow a sustainable development (III); Protection of forests (IV); Timber (V); Exploitation of forests (VI); Protection against torrents and avalanches (VII); Forest personnel (VIII); Federal Forestry Institute (IX); Promotion of forestries (X).
Long title of text
Federal Act on forestries.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Notes
The present Act is consolidated as of 56/2016.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Bundesgesetz vom 3. Juli 1975, mit dem das Forstwesen geregelt wird (Forstgesetz 1975).