(Adopted at the Seventh Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Sixth National People's Congress on September 20, 1984 and amended in accordance with the Decision on the Revision of the Forest Law of the People's Republic of China of the Second Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Ninth National People's Congress on April 29, 1998)Contents
Chapter I General Provisions
Chapter II Forest Management and Administration
Chapter III Forest Protection
Chapter IV Tree Planting and Afforestation
Chapter V Forest Felling
Chapter VI Legal Liability
Chapter VII Supplementary ProvisionsRead more ...
The government put forth the following several guidelines:
--- Launch an aggressive tree-planting program and every citizen is encouraged to participate in it;
--- Take ecological benefit, economic benefit and social benefit into consideration with ecological benefit first;
--- Combine the protection, growth and management together, and take advantage of the forest resources in a sustainable way;
--- Adhere to combining state regulation as the leading factor with market regulation and implement categorical operation and management.
--- Comply with the laws of nature and economics. Conduct a proper configuration of arbors, shrubs and grass to have a balanced growth of both city and countryside in respect of the forestry.
--- Develop the forestry through science and education and rule forestry according to law.Read more ...
（Adopted at the Fourth Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Seventh National People's Congress and promulgated by Order No. 9 of the President of the People's Republic of China on November 8, 1988, and effective as of March 1, 1989） Contents
Chapter I General Provisions
Chapter II Protection of Wildlife
Chapter III Administration of Wildlife
Chapter IV Legal Responsibility
Chapter V Supplementary Provisions
Chapter I General ProvisionsRead more ...
A Resolution on Accelerating Forest Development by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council
(June 25 , 2003)
Enhancing ecological improvement and maintaining ecological security is a common theme facing humans in the 21st century and a significant basis for sustainable economic and social development in China. In order to build a relatively affluent society in an all- round way and accelerate the socialist modernization drive , China must follow a civilized development road featuring improved productivity , prosperous livelihood and sound ecology , so as to achieve coordination between economic development and population; resources and environment; and the harmony between man and nature. Forests are a major part of the terrestrial ecosystem. Forestry is a significant public undertaking and a primary industry，shouldering an important task of ecological improvement and supply of forest products. Therefore it is of great importance to improve forestry. The following resolution has been adopted in an attempt to accelerate forest development , achieve the magnificent objective of building a picturesque landscape and promote national economic and social development.Read more ...
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