Forest Act, 2049 (1993)
Date of Authentification and the Publication2049-10-5 B.S. (January 5,1993 A.D.)
(1) Forest (First Amendment) Act, 2055 (1999)
Magh 21,2055(Feb. 4, 1999)
Act No. 49 of 2049 (1993)
An Act Made For Proper Management and Conservation of Forests
: Whereas it is expedient to meet the basic needs of the public in general, toattain social and economic development and to promote a healthy environment and toensure the development and conservation of forest and the proper utilization of forestproducts and extend co-operation in the conservation and development of private forestby managing the national forest in the form of government managed forest, protectedforest, community forest, leasehold forest and religious forest.Now, therefore, the Parliament has enacted this Act in the twenty first year of thereign of His Majesty King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev.
Short Title and Commencement
: (1) This Act may be called the “Forest Act,2049” (1993).(2) This Act shall come into force on such a date as Government of Nepalby notification published in Nepal Gazette, may specify.
: In this Act, unless the subject or context otherwise requires,-
This Act came into force on 2051.12.20 (Nepal Gazette, dated 2051.11.20)