Original title: Lei n. 11.284, de 2 de Março de 2006.
Date of text: 02 March 2006.
Entry into force notes: This Law enters into force on the date of its publication.
Type of text: Legislation
Available web site: www.planalto.gov.br
Full text available (Portuguese): bra62562.pdf
This Law is composed of 86 articles structured in five Chapters. It regulates public forests management with the view of granting sustainable timber production. Special attention is devoted to local community management, forest concessions, environmental licensing and forestry prices. Moreover, it institutes, within the Ministry for Environment, the Brazilian Forestry Service (SBF) and the National Fund for Forestry Development (FNDF). The Law provides also a classification of municipal, State or federal forests. Finally, it rules on the bodies in charge for forestry management and monitoring.
Descriptors (Forestry): basic legislation; public forest; forest management/forest conservation; timber; institution; special fund; classification/declassification; monitoring
FAOLEX No: LEX-FAOC062562