The NWFC Hazar Forest act, 1936

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Last Updated on September 23, 2018 by Naeem Javid Muhammad Hassani

THE NWFP HAZARA FOREST ACT, 1936

THE NWFP HAZARA FOREST ACT, 1936 – (Complete Act Download)

(SUMMARY)

Sections

  1. Short title and extent.
  2. Definitions.

RESERVED FORESTS

  1. Management of Reserved forest.
  2. Reserved Forest to be the property of Government.
  3. Alienation of right in or over reserved forests
  4. Acquisition of right in or over reserved forest
  5. Demarcation
  6. Powers to stop ways and water courses
  7. Acts prohibited
  8. Forfeiture of implements and conveyance
  9. Power to declare forest no longer reserved

WASTE -LANDS

  1. Rights in waste land
  2. Power to protect waste lands
  3. Power to set apart waste land or growth of grass, trees or brushwood
  4. Power to set apart waste land for growth of trees, brushwood or grass on application of land owners
  5. Power to protect waste land from erosion, etc.
  6. Appointment of village forest officers and issue of management orders
  7. Firing of village waste lands
  8. Village officers and village forest officers bound to report acts contrary to the above prohibition
  9. Treatment of illicit cultivation, etc
  10. Treatment of encroachment on common land
  11. Assessment of cultivation in protected waste
  12. Protection of cultivation by retaining walls
  13. Treatment of cultivations in dangerous positions on hill sides.
  14. Cost of management
  15. Offences in waste lands

CHAPTER IV

DUTIES AND FEES

  1. Seigniorage fee
  2. Power to impose duty on timber

CHAPTER V

CONTROL OF FOREST PRODUCE IN TRANSIT

  1. Power of local Govt to issue rule for floating timber and levying fees

CHAPTER VI

DRIFT AND STRANDED TIMBERS

  1. Collection of all such timber either marked or unmarked
  2. Acceptance or rejection of Claimants appeal
  3. Disposal of unclaimed timber
  4. The Govt shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of timber




CHAPTER VII

PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE

  1. Persons having rights are bound to furnish any information like any forest offence, damage, etc and shall be bound to use his best efforts
  2. Power to close forests that have been burnt or otherwise damaged
  3. Power to close waste land in case of violation of the provision of the act
  4. Punishment of act in contravention of order passed under Section 36
  5. Power to close land illicitly cultivated
  6. Power of seizure of forest-produce unlawfully removed
  7. Power to release property seized under Section 39
  8. Punishment for unlawful seizure
  9. Penalty for counterfeiting or defacing marks on trees and timber or altered boundary marks
  10. Power to arrest without warrant
  11. Power to release on bond a person arrested
  12. Power to compound offences
  13. Procedure (on above)
  14. Jurisdiction

CHAPTER VIII

CATTLE TRESSPASS

  1. Impound and seizure of cattle trespassing in closed area

CHAPTER IX

FOREST OFFIECERS

  1. Conferment on Forest Officers of powers of Deputy Commissioner or Assistant Collector
  2. Conferment on Forest Officer of certain other powers
  3. Forest Officers deemed public servants
  4. No Forest Officer trade in timber, except with permission of Local Govt

CHAPTER X

SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS

  1. Additional powers to make rules
  2. Publication of rules in official Gazette
  3. Indemnity for acts done in good faith
  4. Recovery of money by Govt
  5. Recovery of the penalties due under bond
  6. Repeal of Regulation III of 1911

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Naeem Javid Muhammad Hassani

NJMH is working as Deputy Conservator of Forests in Balochistan Forest & Wildlife Department (BFWD). He is the CEO of Tech Urdu (techurdu.net) Forestrypedia (forestrypedia.com), Majestic Pakistan (majesticpakistan.pk), All Pak Notifications (allpaknotifications.com), Essayspedia, etc & their YouTube Channels). He is an Environmentalist, Blogger, YouTuber, Developer & Vlogger.

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