THE FOREST ACT, 1927

(ACT NO. XVI OF 1927).
  [21st September, 1927]
 
 
     
   
 
CHAPTER II
OF RESERVED FORESTS
 
  Power to reserve forests  
3. The Government may constitute any forest-land or waste-land 1[ or any land suitable for afforestation] which is the property of Government, or over which the Government has proprietary rights, or to the whole or any part of the forest-produce of which the Government is entitled, a reserved forest in the manner hereinafter provided.
 
 
 
1 The words `or any land suitable for afforestation` were inserted by section 2of the Forest (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. VIII of 1990)

 
 

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